Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Life is short.

I just found out a family friend had past away. She was two years younger than me. We grew up together. I remember tap dancing through the halls at church in our Sunday dresses. I remember gossiping about boys. I remember at youth group softball games we would hide out in the outfield hoping the ball wouldn't come to us. I remember passing notes during church. I remember her laugh. I remember all the New Year's Eves we spent together.
She was too young to die. Yet God never promised us forever. Life is too short. Mortality is all too real today. My heart is breaking for her family today. All I can do is pray for those who loved and knew her, that God would bring them peace and comfort during this difficult time. Life is just too short.

43 comments:

Gwen said...

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I am praying for you and her family. God bless you all. {HUGS}

family of 4 on the move! said...

I am so sorry to hear about your friend! I wish her family my sincere condolences and hope that you find the peace you need as well. Death always reminds us of how precious life is and not to waste a moment of it!

~ Kelly Ann ♥ said...

I'm soo sorry- that terrible

Kelly

Lil' Woman said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss..You and her family will be in my thoughts and prayers!!

Jen Caputo said...

How heartbreaking :( Really makes you just want to call everyone you love and tell them so.

Ari said...

I'm sorry for your loss

Mrs EyeCanSee said...

It's never easy to lose a friend, but even harder when their life is cut so short. Thoughts and prayers to you and her family.

Brittany Ann said...

Oh no! Hun, I am so sorry for you and your family's loss!

Mrs. Potts said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. Losing someone is never easy & for me, you reminded me of our own mortality.

Sarah said...

Aw, sorry to hear about your friend. =( It's often sad that it takes a death of close friends or family to make us remember how little time God has given us here. Praying for you.

Patience said...

So sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep you and her family in my prayers. You are right, life is too short.

...::Mrs. Southern Bride::... said...

Sorry to hear of your loss. I can only imagine how much your prayers mean to her family!

Jules said...

I'm so sorry and will be keeping you and the family in my thoughts and prayers.

Anne said...

{hug}
There are never words that make moments like this better.
But God had a reason... and I'm thankful for the hope that comes in that belief.

Melissa said...

It is always so upsetting to me when someone so young passes. You're right, we weren't promised forever and it just makes me remember how precious each day really is!

ReJOYce! said...

Praying for you and for her family!

Naturally Caffeinated Family said...

I'm so sorry to hear this news. Saying a prayer for you and her family.

Jennifer said...

It's really hard for me to process death, especially when they are so young. Praying for her family today.

Mrs. Lukie said...

I'm sorry for your loss. I'm struggling this week with the 7 year anniversary of my best friend's death...and it doesn't seem like the "life is too short, she was too young," feeling ever goes away completely.


((HUGS))

Kayla said...

So sorry for your loss. Life is definitely too short. Thinking of you.

katie + bret said...

hugs and kisses for you sweetheart. xx

Shanny said...

This is so sad, I'm sorry :(
Thoughts and prayers for her family and friends.

AmyT said...

SO sorry - thoughts and prayers going your way.

Mrs. A said...

I am so so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to you and all family involved!

Lucky in Love said...

So sorry my friend! Sending prayers your way.

Erin said...

So sorry to hear about your friend. May you all somehow find comfort in her loss. Again, so sorry.

Tara Gibson said...

im so sorry to hear about your loss. sending prayers and hugs to you and your friends family

Jenny G said...

Gosh, I'm so sorry! I know it is hard losing a lifelong friend! I'll be praying for you and her family!

Hannah said...

How sad to lose someone who was still so young! I'll be praying for her family everyone who loved her.

In this wonderful life... said...

so sad! :(

Tasha said...

I'm so sorry about your friend. I will keep you and her family in my prayers for comfort.

Mrs. Southern said...

Praying for you and for her loved ones!

SnoWhite {Finding Joy in My Kitchen} said...

So sorry to hear about your loss -- the shortness of life hit me last year when I friend I went to high school passed away. I will be keeping you and the family in my prayers.

Alissa said...

Oh so sorry to hear your news. Life is a precious thing, and it really is far too short. I'm praying for you and your fam as you get through this time together.

Kristin @ the Waiting Game said...

I am so sorry about your loss!

God, My Savior Forever! said...

So sorry for your loss my friend. We tend to get real comfortable to our every day lives and when times like these hit...it totally throws us off and like you have...makes us meditate on what truly matters. You are doing the best thing you can do...pray!

Her Shade Of Green said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your friend. Praying for you and her family!

Random Musings Of My Life said...

So sorry for your loss...

Mrs. Newlywed Giggles said...

Sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and the family.

Lynsey T said...

I'm so sorry for you, Lindsey. Praying for you and her family today.

Katie said...

Awww I'm so sorry to hear about that. Life doesn't make sense sometimes but I trust that God has a reason for everything and is in control of everything.

Elizabeth said...

I am sorry to hear this, so sad! Life is VERY short!

RN Mama said...

Thinking of your friend and her family. Sending you lots of hugs!