Donna G Posted October 27, 2004 Share Posted October 27, 2004 > > Sally jumped up as soon as she saw the surgeon come out of the >operating room. She said: "How is my little boy? Is he going to be all right? When >can I see him?" > > The surgeon said, "I'm sorry. We did all we could, but your boy >didn't make it." > > Sally said, "Why do little children get cancer? Doesn't God care any >more? Where were you, God, when my son needed you?" > > > The surgeon asked, "Would you like some time alone with your son? >One of the nurses will be out in a few minutes, before he's transported to the >university." > > Sally asked the nurse to stay with her while she said good-bye to >son. >She ran her fingers lovingly through his thick red curly hair. > > "Would you like a lock of his hair?" the nurse asked. > > Sally nodded yes. The nurse cut a lock of the boy's hair, put it in >a plastic bag and handed it to Sally. The mother said, "It was Jimmy's idea >to donate his body to the university for study. He said it might help >somebody else. "I said no at first, but Jimmy said, 'Mom, I won't be using >it after I die. Maybe it will help some other little boy spend one more day >with his Mom." She went on, "My Jimmy had a heart of gold. Always thinking >of someone else. Always wanting to help others if he could." > > Sally walked out of Children's mercy Hospital for the last time, >after spending most of the last six months there. She put the bag with Jimmy's >belongings on the seat beside her in the car. The drive home was difficult. >It was even harder to enter the empty house. She carried Jimmy's >belongings, and the plastic bag with the lock of his hair to her son's >room. She started placing the model cars and other personal things back in >his room exactly where he had always kept them. She laid down across his >bed and, hugging his pillow, cried herself to sleep. > > It was around midnight when Sally awoke. Laying beside her on the >bed was a folded letter. The letter said: > > "Dear Mom, I know you're going to miss me; but don't think that I >will ever forget you, or stop loving you, just 'cause I'm not around to say I >LOVE YOU. I will always love you, Mom, even more with each day. Someday we >will see each other again. Until then, if you want to adopt a little boy so >you won't be so lonely, that's okay with me. He can have my room and old >stuff to play with. But, if you decide to get a girl instead, she probably >wouldn't like the same things us boys do. You'll have to buy her dolls and >stuff girls like, you know. Don't be sad thinking about me. This really is >a neat place. Grandma and Grandpa met me as soon as I got here and showed >me around some, but it will take a long time to see everything. The angels >are so cool. I love to watch them fly. And, you know what? Jesus doesn't >look like any of his pictures. Yet, when I saw Him, I knew it was Him. >Jesus himself took me to see GOD! And guess what, Mom? I got to sit on >God's knee and talk to Him, like I was somebody important. That's when I >told Him that I wanted to write you a letter, to tell you good-bye and >everything. But I already knew that wasn't allowed. Well, you know what Mom? God handed me some paper and His own personal pen to write you this >letter. I think Gabriel is the name of the angel who is going to drop this >letter off to you. God said for me to give you the answer to one of the >questions you asked Him 'Where was He when I needed him?' "God said He was >in the same place with me, as when His son Jesus was on the cross. He was >right there, as He always is with all His children. > > Oh, by the way, Mom, no one else can see what I've written except >you. To everyone else this is just a blank piece of paper. Isn't that cool? I >have to give God His pen back now. He needs it to write some more names in >the Book of Life. Tonight I get to sit at the table with Jesus for supper. >I'm, sure the food will be great. > > Oh, I almost forgot to tell you. I don't hurt anymore. The cancer is >all gone. I'm glad because I couldn't stand that pain anymore and God couldn't >stand to see me hurt so much, either. That's when He sent The Angel of >Mercy to come get me. The Angel said I was a Special Delivery! How about >that? > Signed with Love from: God, Jesus & Me. > > Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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