Where do I turn?
Such sadness overwhelms me this afternoon as I am told of another of our precious friends who has been received into Heaven. How my heart began to ache as I shook my head and prayed that it wouldn't be true. Not this baby. Not this amazing child whom I grew to love so very much. How can this be? I have no answers. I have no words. I only have tears.
Can I just share with you how increbible his family is. They love this child as deeply as I love my Ashley. In the midst of our bad days they were nothing but an encouragement to me. They loved me, they prayed for me, they hugged me, and they shared with me. I have the utmost respect and admiration for these amazing parents. How my heart is aching for them. Please, please pray for my sweet friends as they wake up each day without their baby boy. I wish I could get to them to let them know how much I loved him and how much they mean to us.
When I am forced to say good bye to the tiniest of His creation I have no where else to turn but to Him. He is the giver of all good gifts and this child was a gift. A gift to his family, a gift to his nurses, a gift to his neighbors in the PICU and a gift to all of us who loved him. I don't understand. I don't know why our friends are slipping away from us. I don't have any type of explanation or any words of wisdom. All I do know is that the Father loves them and He is holding them for us.
To my sweet friends I want you to know that you are loved. You will never be forgotten. You are being lifted up to our Heavenly Father. My arms and my heart ache for you. May God comfort you during this time. I loved him dearly and so did my Ashley. Thank you for sharing him and his journey with us. We will forever be changed. Take care. Trish