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Monday, November 10, 2008

A Crushed Spirit

Hello Everyone....I had a very hard day today. I went in to work with a smile on my face, and left with tears in my eyes. I will be short, but none the less I am in a bit of a sadness right now. This afternoon, hubby called me with some bad news. My Uncle had passed away in a tragic accident. He was only 36 with two young children and a wife. I am still in a bit of shock, trying only to be strong for my mother, for it was her little brother and a very close Uncle. I stayed home tonight from kickboxing to be with my family in this time of grief.

I share this for two reasons, one being LIFE is SHORT, you never know when a day might be your last. Grab hold of those who you love and make sure they know that you love them.....

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves
those who are crushed in spirit. -Psalm 34:18

19 comments:

Brianna said...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. How lucky your uncle's young family is to have such a close-knit family to support them and keep him alive for them with stories and wonderful memories.

just me said...

I'm sorry to hear about your uncle hun. You're in my thoughts and prayers and i hope that everything gets better soon. [[blog hugs]]

Mica said...

I'm really sorry to hear about your family's loss. You'll be in my thoughts.

Your post definitely struck a note, so in a way, thank you for sharing.

Samie Sue said...

I'm sorry to hear about that! I'll be praying for you and your family.

Marathon Maritza said...

I'm so sorry about your uncle. My best wishes for you and your family during this time *hugs*

D10 said...

I am so sorry to hear this news. I am thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

Meghann said...

I am so sorry for your loss. Thank you for reminding us that life is short and to live every minute of it to its fullest.

Lacey Nicole said...

I am so glad you can be with your family. I am constantly finding that all the things I worry about all day are nothing compared to what I take for granted (loved ones). So, thanks for reminding us that life is short and what matters are the people you love.

Rachel said...

I'm sorry Bobbi.

Let me know if you need anything.

Catherine said...

I'm so sorry for your loss Bobbi. I know I can't do much to help, but just know that all of us out here are thinking of you and your family. You and your family will be in my prayers.

Sarah said...

I am so sorry for your loss, Bobby. My thoughts go out to you and your family. You have a wonderful spirit that shines through each day on your blog, and I hope you know how many lives you touch each day!

Tim Rosanelli said...

I am so sorry to hear about your uncle. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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Aimee said...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Christina said...

Praying for you and your family, Bobbi. How tragic. My sincere condolences :(

Megan said...

Bobbi, I'm praying for yall. I know that losing a loved one is so hard, and the pain is just so deep. Please let me know if you need anything. I can bring you (or your mom's family) a meal. I just prayed for you right now, that God's loving hand would be upon your family in this time of pain and hurt.
Meg

ttfn300 said...

sorry to hear that, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and yours in this difficult time

Lance said...

Bobbi, I'm so so sorry to hear about the loss of your uncle. Life is short, and we just don't know what will happen at any time in the future. My prayers are with you, Bobbi, and with your whole family is this difficult time.

Andrea (Off Her Cork) said...

Oh Bobbi, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts.

healthy ashley said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm glad you have your faith to pull you through.