There are no words that can express how I feel for you at this time. I know your heart is breaking and it all seems so unfair, but just imagine never knowing such a precious angel, imagine never having had him at all. Such a beautiful blessing that he was to you the wonderful spirit that you were blessed with even for such a short time. They say time heals but the scar remains. Please just remember every morning that you wake up you have a chance to honor him, a chance to be a better YOU for him! I'm always here if you need to talk. I'm just a phone call away. Blessings to you and I hope that you find some peace. He such a precious gift and now your precious angel watching over you encouraging you everyday to be the man that you were meant to be. With much love and respect I send this tribute.
Just for Today – For Bereaved Parents
Just for today I will try to live through the next 24 hours
and not expect to get over my child’s death,
but instead learn to live with it, just one day at a time.
Just for today I will remember my child’s life, not just her death,
and bask in the comfort of all those treasured days
and moments we shared.
Just for today I will forgive all the family and friends
who didn’t help or comfort me the way I needed them to.
They truly did not know how.
Just for today I will smile no matter how much I hurt on the inside,
for maybe if I smile a little,
my heart will soften and I will begin to heal.
Just for today I will reach out to comfort a relative or friend of my child,
for they are hurting too,
and perhaps we can help each other.
Just for today I will free myself from my self-inflicted burden of guilt,
for deep in my heart I know if there was anything in this world
I could of done to save my child from death,
I would of done it.
Just for today I will honor my child’s memory
by doing something with another child
because I know that would make my own child proud.
Just for today I will offer my hand in friendship
to another bereaved parent
for I do know how they feel.
Just for today when my heart feels like breaking,
I will stop and remember that grief is the price we pay for loving
and the only reason I hurt is because
I had the privilege of loving so much
Just for today I will not compare myself with others.
I am fortunate to be who I am
and have had my child for as long as I did.
Just for today I will allow myself to be happy,
for I know that I am not deserting her by living on.
Just for today I will accept that I did not die when my child did,
my life did go on,
and I am the only one who can make that life worthwhile once more.
Saturday April 14, 2018 at 7:22 am