Imagining Everest: The Story of Lael
I prayed for God to open the eyes of my understanding, and the pieces began to fall into place Mollys future had been planned since she was a young ... Show synopsis I prayed for God to open the eyes of my understanding, and the pieces began to fall into place Mollys future had been planned since she was a young girl; she would marry and have a bright, healthy family known for their intelligence and kindness. However, the birth of her first born quickly dispelled the myth of the stereotypically perfect family as Molly learns her son Lael has Down syndrome. Struggling to accept the disconcerting news and understand Gods perfect plan, Molly faces a challenge no more daunting than the climbing of the great Mt. Everest she often dreamed of as a child. Guilt, hope, grief, and happiness take Molly and Lael across rocky terrain and risky edges, but faith and the resonant voice of God bring mother and son up the emotional mountain thirty years in the making. A mountain that revealed the aptitude of Mollys beloved son and the kindness of others. By Imagining Everest, Molly and Lael forge a unique and amazing relationship which allows them to overcome even the most intimidating ascension into the unknown.