Saturday, February 19, 2011

We all loved you before you were born

  A knock on the door or ring of the phone in the middle of the night is something we all close our ears and eyes too.  Mine came as I checked my cell phone and saw a missed call from my daughter-in-law .  My heart was pounding as I dialed the phone, I knew this was not a call I wanted to make. Through an ocean of tears she broke the news I didn't want to hear.  My dear sweet grand-baby-to-be was gone.  A surge of sadness swept over me like a tidal wave.  Our tears flowed together at the loss of our little angel. Spending time with my son and daughter in law this afternoon helped ease the pain.  It's so very sad that a tiny part of these wonderful young people is gone.

It's comforting to think that our Angel is in Jesus' arms right now. I picture all our dear family that has gone ahead of us huddled around  waiting their time to hold our Angel before we even got to. I see all our grandmothers there hovering like bumble bees...and Allen's Papaw with that huge grin of his looking so very proud !

"These are my footprints, 

so perfect and so small. 

These tiny footprints 
never touched the ground at all.
Not one tiny footprint, 
for now I have wings. 
These tiny footprints were meant 
for other things. 

You will hear my tiny footprints, 
in the patter of the rain. 
Gentle drops like angel's tears, 
of joy and not from pain. 

You will see my tiny footprints, 
in each butterflies' lazy dance. 
I'll let you know I'm with you, 
if you just give me the chance. 

You will see my tiny footprints, 
in the rustle of the leaves. 
I will whisper names into the wind, 
and call each one that grieves. 
Most of all, these tiny footprints, 
are found on Mommy and Daddy's hearts. 
'Cause even though I'm gone now, 
We'll never truly part." 

~author unknown~

So tiny, yet so loved already.  
We all loved you before you were born
Until we meet again my little Grand Angel!


  1. My heart goes out to Natasha, Allen and you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you very much Sister. Lisa

  2. I share in your sorrow. My prayers for Natasha and Allen and you and John. May the love of our Lord give you peace. Love Diane

  3. Through every tragedy comes a silver lining, for every loss there is a new life. God has a special place for children, but even in knowing that it dosent make the pain any less. My little family is praying for yours. Wendy

  4. I have been sad so many times for things that have happened to me. I never realized how much more I would hurt when my children are in pain. I wish I could take this from her and make it all better.