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OMGosh you guys!!! I had the most BEAUTIFUL and funny sign this weekend! Let me preface this by saying I always break vacuum cleaner belts, always. It was a standing joke between Steve and I, he always kept extras for our vacuum, plus, he hung one of the broken ones on the rear view mirror of his truck, he told me to remind him of me. <heart>.
Anyway, so Saturday I was vacuuming the living room and my son was sitting on the floor near the couch and I said to him "What is that?" pointing to something on the floor that I didn't want to vacuum over, I thought it was a tiny lego piece. He picked it up and shrugged and said "I dunno." and handed it to me. I took it and it was an angel charm with wings!!! I kid you NOT!!! I have NEVER seen this charm before, NEVER! It's a little silver angel playing a harp, looks like a cherub. Yup, I immediately thought "OMG, Steve is giving this to me for Valentine's Day!" Now, I've vacuumed a million times since he died and this charm was right in the open near the coffee table, no way would I have missed it before. My son said he has never seen it before. So after I got over the shock of it, I turned the vacuum cleaner back on to finish and the BELT BREAKS! I just had to laugh because that was so my husband, always trying to make a joke through a serious moment.
I put the angel charm on the necklace I wear that has my cross and my husband's silver cross on it. It makes me feel like our family is all on this necklace now.
My son agreed that it was a present from his Dad. I just can't believe it and am still in shock. I am at work today and am wearing the cross/angel charm necklace and want to tell my coworkers SO bad but I think they'll think I'm crazy!!!
I know you all won't think I'm crazy, so thanks for letting me share!
Oh Kim - that's amazing and wonderful! So happy you found this sign from your husband.
Oh Kim, I think that's wonderful! I agree it is a sign and a beautiful one at that!
Kim, this is an absolutely wonderful story!!! <3
I ran into a friend last night at the gym who's been a widow for 10 years. She shared the following story with me:
One summer day shortly after her husband passed away, her daughter was looking out her bedroom window at the front yard and told her mom that she wanted to plant purple tulips in the yard. Her mom said it was too late in the year for planting tulips but maybe next year they could plant them. The next day when she opened the door to get the mail there was one purple tulip growing right outside her daughter's bedroom window. They'd never planted tulips before and it wasn't there the day before. What a special gift from a dad to his daughter! It was a gift to me too. Just hearing about it was so very uplifting and gives me hope that our loved ones indeed are near!!
I love this!!!!! yes, very uplifting.
I once sensed my husband's presence at a concert. I was with my daughter, my husband's son (Scott), Scott's girlfriend (Jennifer), Jennifer's parents and Scott's Mom (hubbys ex) and her husband.
It came so quickly, but I just knew at least momentarily, I was NOT alone, Ken was watching over me.
As my faith in God and heaven has been shaken since my husband's death, I felt it was a very welcome sign. I used to believe in an afterlife, but now I'm still wresting with my faith in an afterlife, I want so much to see my beloved husband again when I eventually pass.
Nancy, I've been wrestling with my faith in ANYTHING. This is especially troubling to me, since i was born and raised Catholic....my doubt in God and the afterlife and everything I've been taught my whole life has really shaken me to the core. I"m struggling to get back. I'm so glad you were blessed with the knowledge of his presence. I live for those moments. I know that someday (probably sooner than later) I need to tell Rodney that it's okay for him to go to where he's supposed to be....but it's so amazing when I know he's here.
I attend a grief group and it is held at a church and the leader is very religious (we're protestants).
However, one of the women in the group confided in me, she is also very shaken and having trouble with her faith, but never wanted to voice it publicly because the group is focused on God and Jesus.
If you are getting signs from Rodney, you are truly blessed. I think Rodney will know when it's time to go, he's is watching over you during this terribly difficult time, acting as your protector as you make your way through grief.
PS - I do believe there is a God, I don't always agree with his choices though.
Bless you, Nancy, I want to see my husband in the afterlife, too. I hope I am able to get my faith back. I don't always agree with God's choices either. I hope we both find peace.
I'm now at 9 months and in all this time I've only had 3 dreams. The first 7 months I think it was the medication, if I was dreaming I wasn't remembering any of it. I have had 3 in the last 2 months, 2 of them I remember dreaming of him but have no idea about what happened in them. So that leaves just the one I had when I was up visiting my Mother-in-law ( of all places ) and boy would a shrink have a field day with that one. lol Of all things to dream about my husband and I were out on a date, having a high old time until we got caught kissing and that's when I found out we were cheating on someone else. lol Not sure if it was him or me that was in a relationship with someone else, or even what kind of a relationship it was but we were cheating with each other. So I wonder what on earth that is suppose to tell me or mean? I just thought it was about the craziest dream in the world to have. Anyone have any thoughts? lol