“This one,” she said, “will never know joy. Something will always happen to prevent him from enjoying all the big moments in his life: his first sexual experience; his wedding; the birth of his first child; tenure; his first book; international acclaim.”
“What can I do?” the woman asked anxiously.
“What can any mother do? Give birth to him, love him, and send him on his way.”
“But, it sounds to me like he’ll have a good life.”
“I never said he wouldn’t,” said the psychic, giving her belly a pat.