Monday, July 12, 2010

Please hold this family in your thoughts and prayers

I haven't written in a week because of a terrible tragedy that happened locally last Monday that I wasn't sure I should write about, but I can't ignore it either as it is all that is on my heart and mind. An old coworker/friend's toddler son and the baby's beloved grandmother died from an accidental drowning. Though I didn't know the victims of the accident, I know the family and as a mom (and a daughter) my heart absolutely aches for them. I have never experienced anything like what they are going through, but I have had traumatic events in my life (the unexpected death of an old boyfriend while I was with him, and the near-death of myself and my baby during childbirth) and the one thing that got me through both of these experiences was the outpouring of love, kindness and support that I recieved. I wish I could take their pain away, or turn back the hands of time, but since I can't I will just keep envisioning them surrounded by a coccoon of love to get them through this most difficult time. I hope that all of you who see this will hold this family's strength, peace and healing in your thoughts and prayers. {{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}

http://www.theprovince.com/Surrey+woman+young+grandson+pool+mishap/3253329/story.html

2 comments:

yonca said...

Very sad story.I'll keep them in my thoughts.Thanks for sharing.

The girl with the flour in her hair said...

Oh, so horrible. Such a sad, sad thing. I'll definitely say a little prayer for them.

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