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Life from Death –My Messy Beautiful

April 11, 2014

This is an amazing piece written by Carlee Lane who I frequently reblog. Here she shares a piece of her testimony which is powerful and tender all at once. She is full of spiritual wisdom. If you have lost someone and still mourn, read this now! Don’t wait.

Carlee Lane

At the beginning of the week I spend time with a sweet 2-year-old boy who said goodbye to his baby sister a month ago. The baby he prayed for and loved on, the baby that would get to grow old with him, lived for only 40 minutes on this Earth. The other day he pointed up to Heaven and sang to me about his “baby thitthy.” Tell me, how do you grasp grief as a 2-year-old? How do you understand death?

I remember being tucked into bed by family and dear friends the night that my mom died. I prayed that I wouldn’t dream that night, because I just wanted to rest. I was scared of what my dreams may hold. How do you grasp grief as a 9-year-old? How do you understand death?

I can still recall the one-sided conversation I overheard of the phone call to my family explaining…

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