2/23/2006

heartbreak

It is through blurry tears and painful heartache that I write this morning. Minutes ago I found out that a sweet seven month old baby girl passed away yesterday. I went to college with her parents. We live in the same small town but I'm not sure they know who I am. Through their website, I've followed the story of their baby girl's struggle to hang onto life since she was two months old. A couple nights ago, she went home to heaven. I am heartbroken even though I never met her. The age old question of "Why?" repeats in my head.

Once again I'm reminded that we were not made to deal with death. When God created us, death was not in the equation. Death came later. Could this explain why our finite minds cannot grasp loss of life? Because we weren't meant to die? In moments like these I long for heaven with my whole being. I long for wholeness and togetherness with God forever.

Our prayers are with you, John and Miriam.
We love you.

5 comments:

Rose said...

I feel sadness and I don't know this family. I agree with you-we were not meant to die but it is b/c of our fallen world that we do. And, that is why our very souls fight it and despise the pain it causes. Thankfully, the other side will be more than we can ever imagine...

bekah said...

thank you rose

Baking and Books said...

Oh my god.. that is horrible. I don't even know what to say! :( My thoughts and prayers are with your friends.

Kestrel

AfricaBleu said...

My daughter just told me about little Emma dying - so very sad.

Cinthia said...

We can only take comfort in the hope that we will see our late loved ones again in heaven.