Re: [MOL] Cindy [01786] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Cindy



Dear JOicy,

What a beautiful message to Cindy.  I wept when I read it.  You
certainly have the gift of writing and expressing what you are
feeling.  I wish I could express my feelings better in words.

Love,
Mary
> 
> Dear Cindy,
> 
> I am sorry I was unable to write sooner, but you and your Jim have been
> on my mind and my heart, and definitely in my prayers. My mother kept up
> a similar vigil with my grandmother, and it is absolutely brutal.
> 
> I know that there are many things that don't make sense right now, and
> your anger is avery natural response to what is happening to you and
> Jim.  I'm not going to try to explain it away with platitudes or easy
> words. Your situation stinks. But know that Jim *is* going to be
> released from this hell, and he *will* be going to better place, where
> there is no pain or suffering. My prayer is for a quick release for both
> of you, and that with it will come a sense of peace for you.
> 
> Please do not be hard on yourself; you have fought the good fight, and
> sometimes the answer is "no." The pain does not come from your hopes
> being dashed -- it comes because saying good bye *hurts;* hurts deeply.
> Not allowing yourself to hope would not have protected you from this
> pain, and your hope gave you and jim and your family that much more time
> together, free of the weight of death.
> 
> But even as God is taking his "child" Jim back to him, he has given you
> a precious new little life to nurture, someone who, by the sound of it,
> is being given a second chance at life through you. It's no coincidence
> or accident, but a gift from the God who loves you and hears your cries.
> And together, by God's grace, you and Brittnei will heal each other.
> 
> So, my friend, feel what you feel, with no apologies to anyone, and know
> that this pain you feel with not hold you captive forever. You are not
> alone. Love, Joicy
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