Finding Happiness Again.

September 15, 2014 at 9:22 pm (Creative Non- Fiction) (, , , , )

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When I married my husband, we thought we would grow old together. we had dreams of buying our first house,starting a family, envisioned a life as proud grandparents to our son Levi’s children. We often talked about traveling after we retired someday. 

My husband died 6 short years after we married from complications from his diabetes. I found myself with the awesome responsibility of raising my young son alone. As a single parent, I had many hardships and difficulties, but Levi and I survived his childhood through his teens-no easy feat. I raise Levi to be a man  of his word. 

On a sunny morning July 2007, Levi set out with some friends to float the river,by that evening, my life was once again forever changed.

Levi died in a car accident. he was only 20. there are no words to encompass the depth of grief I felt. my healing continues daily and I have found a new purpose for my life.I have come to realize the deaths of both my husband and my son, did not mean my life had ended as well. God is a loving God who has taken good care of me these past seven years. I look forward to seeing what he still has in store for my life.

I could have become bitter and angry at God blaming Him I chose to trust Him. Today is a day of reflecting for me. I miss both my husband and my son dearly; I know I will see them again soon. where my house was once filled with laughter,rough housing, and motorcycle rides has been replaced with stories to help keep both their memories alive.

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7 Comments

  1. By Hook Or By Book ~ Book Reviews, News, & Other Stuff said,

    This must have been so difficult to share. Thank you. You’ve reminded me of what’s important in life.

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  2. Colorstorm said,

    You spoke of a huge gap- then u spoke of a large God. Hi is able
    May u find some great memories to strengthen you,

    Yes, we will see them again-
    God bless

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  3. grannyK said,

    I know this pain all too well. I hope life is being kind to you.

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    • healinginthestorms said,

      Thank you so much for your comment.Life is moving forward as I heal more everyday. Thank you for stopping by and please, visit again.

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  4. mitzireinbold said,

    Blessings to a strong woman.

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  5. Ms. Vee said,

    Blessings! God is good. You’re a strong woman. Keep writing and thanks for sharing your story, and visiting my blog.

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  6. lbeth1950 said,

    I don’t know what to say, except, you must be moving in grace.

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