Life and Death

Doc
Mary

I have recently lost two people I care deeply about with a very short time of each other. I know death is a part of life, but this does not bring comfort when someone you love has passed away. I also understand that there is nothing a person can say to take away the pain of your loss. It has been years now since my mother died of a stroke, but time did not take away how much I still miss her. Now a woman who has been like a second mother to me is gone. Another person who I had worked for over ten years, had also been a friend and father figure. I had left his funeral to visit Mary, and within a short time of coming home from visiting her she was gone. I am grateful for the time I had with both of these amazing people. Yet I still miss them. I am glad that I was able to spend time with Mary in the days that preceded her passing. I had not had the ability to do the same with my Mom, since she had died suddenly, so the time with Mary was very special. Doc had closed shop and moved away, so news of his death was shocking. At least his memorial was held here, and I was able to spend some time with his family.

I was blessed of these wonderful and loving people. Loosing them in such a short period of time is hard, but I am still alive, and they will not be forgotten. Life is a special gift that we should cherish what time we get to spend with each other while we are still here, because like it or not it does come to an end.

So call a loved one, or better yet spend time with them.

My Mom

15 thoughts on “Life and Death

  1. It will be hard to cope with their loss. May Jesus be a comfort to you. Just yesterday I was telling my husband that I was lonesome for my mom, who has been dead for 26 years Since I was 60 when she passed there was no one else to serve in that way. I see you have been reading some in my blog. I thank you for leaving me some likes so I could remember to come say Hi. I think it has been quite a while since I have had contact. Blessings.

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