Departing from my normal writings, here is a good article from a local blogger.
Yesterday, July 10th, 2012, my daughter would have been
twelve years old. It is hard for me to think of her at that age, the
reason being that my daughter passed away when she was four. So, to me,
she will always be four. She will always be the little blonde haired,
blue-eyed girl who loved to make big messes; she called it “doing
crafts,” a hobby that she and her mother loved to share with one
another. She will always be the little girl who liked to put my big
honking shoes on and walk around our house saying, “Look I have clown
feet.” She will always be the little girl who taught me how to play
“Barbie,” a skill that I still have today and I have trotted out for the
little girls who belong to my extended family and for little girls in
my church family. Have you ever seen a six-foot three-inch, three
hundred pound man play Barbie? It is the amazing the power little girls
have. She was a little girl who hated green beans and ketchup, but liked
corn on the cob, and loved McDonald’s chicken selects. And she will
always be the little girl who taught me about God’s plan....
To read more go to: http://theodicycatharsis.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/light-through-death/
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