Monday, May 31, 2010

Auntie Got Her Wish

She's been wanting to go see her Mama and my Dad in heaven for a month now: last night she got her wish. My wish for her is finally peace and a release from pain that's plagued her since her stroke almost 10 years ago.

Thanks for all your kind words; it really does help. I'll probably be absent here for a week or so but I take your love and hugs with me. You're good people and I'm glad to have you in my life.


savannah said...

You have my heart, sugar. May she rest in peace. xoxoxoxox

(Know that we are there with you and yours with a casserole and a pound cake!)

(i hope that made you smile a little, hon!)

Rachel Fox said...

There's a lot of this going on just now.
Lots of love.

Ponita in Real Life said...

You have my heart too, Hope. Warm hugs to help through the tough parts... there will be lots of those here for you. xoxoxo

pilgrimchick said...

I'm sorry to hear about your loss, but your attitude about it is exceptional.

Bill ~ {The Old Fart} said...

Sorry to read that your Auntie has passed away Hope, but now there is a Grand Reunion in Heaven. I'll ask God to send one of his Angels to watch over you and your family.

Charlie said...

RIP, Auntie.

And yes, Hope, there are a lot of us here for you in our blogger community.


Anonymous said...

May she rest in peace. My thoughts are with you. Me Ke Aloha :)

Peggy said...

Rest in peace beloved Auntie!!!
My love and support are with you my good friend. Only wish that I could be there in person but I know you have so much love surrounding you.

(BTW I'll be there with the beverage!)

mapstew said...

Much Irish love to you, and I will raise a glass to Auntie later. :¬)


Titus said...

Love, thoughts and prayers from us all.

hope said...

Thanks folks! The funeral will be on Wednesday. I'm hoping some of her family members will keep their histrionics to themselves. :0

Savannah, I actually laughed out loud at the casserole and pound cake! :) At least since she no longer had a home as such, we'll just slog through a church dinner after the funeral.

Thanks Rachel: I thought about you immediately. Being an adult isn't as great as they told us it would be.

Thanks Ponita: I actually dread the paperwork, although she did leave her bank in charge instead of making me handle it.

Thanks Pilgrimchick, I needed to hear that today.

Bill: I'm thinking my Guardian Angel will need a boost to keep up with me. ;)

Charlie, it's you kind souls who keep me going when life is tough.

Thanks Thom...although I admit to wishing I could be beamed elsewhere right now. :)

Well Peggy, since you made me laugh bringing the liquid refreshments for Savanna's offerings, consider yourself hugged back.

Map, as tired as I am right might have to drink TWO glasses for me. :)

Thanks're all good people whom I glad consider friends.

Monkey Man said...

Freedom from the pain and discomfort of an ailing body. Sorry for your loss. My best wishes to your family and those effected.

Susan at Stony River said...

RIP, Auntie.

Hope, God bless.

Enchanted Oak said...

You've been a blessing to your Auntie, and I hope you always remember that time in the Doc's office recently when you shared a smile with her over the "I'm tired of existing" remark.
What a joy that she got her wish. Hugs to you.

Anonymous said...

Please know my friend that as the funeral is today for Auntie may you be strong keep her in your memory always and know I send you much Aloha and Sunshine :)

Kim Ayres said...


steven said...

aunties hold such a special place in our lives - a place that even parents can't tread. i wish you well as you send her on the next stage of her journey. steven