Monday, June 25, 2018
Last Text Message
Last year, when we lost my Grandmother unexpectedly I remember thinking I wish I had something around my home to remember her by.
You see, when I was 14, I lost my Grandma Terri to cancer. I was very close to her, and I remember the grief coming like waves. Every night for weeks, months, and even years, I slept with the blankets that she made me. And now my entire family enjoys snuggling with them at night.
After Mimmie was gone, I wanted a simple reminder of her love that she had for us.
Fast forward a few weeks after her death, I was cleaning out my text messages when I realized I still had the last text that she had ever sent me. She had even included a message from my Papaw, who is now very Ill.
It may seem so trivial, but to me, it meant the world. I saved the image, and even posted it to my Instagram to look back on. I will also have it printed to frame for my gallery wall.
I love that God knows how much we need those little reminders. He is good.
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