Sunday, July 29, 2007

Remembering Emma

Emma Cody
January 2, 2006 - July 27, 2006

Yesterday was a hard day for Emma's family. You see, yesterday marked the one year anniversary of Emma's death. I met Emma's grandmother and aunt in the waiting room at the hospital. I will never ever forget Emma's grandmother hugging me in the kitchen at the Ronald McDonald House the day after Gus died. Little did we know that in just a short time I would be the one hugging her. Loss and grief have a way of bringing people together and I'm very thankful for Emma's family and I will always hold them close to my heart.

I know the pain they are feeling right now and I want us all to pray that Emma's family will be surrounded with the peace of God. I know that Emma and Gus are friends in Heaven....and that makes me smile. Sweet....


Cindy said...

I will be praying for Emma's family. By the way, I do not believe that I told you what a beautiful child Gus was. That smile is something precious! The day you meet him again, will be a wonderful day indeed! I admire you and your stregnth.

You are doing awesome on this blogathon! We are getting closer and closer to the end!!

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Carrie said...

Thanks were an encouragement to us. I am so glad Emma has a playmate in Heaven and that we get to know his family here on Earth.