These are random musings of my life journey, the people, animals, places, and events which have woven, and continue to weave, a tapestry that is me. We all know there is no real destination, only the ongoing experiences which blend together, creating the trail. Each step gives a glimpse of what is to come, without allowing me to see the end result. It is exciting. I have a home base that is mine, that gives me a place to rest. This is it. This is where my heart is, no matter where I journey...................

Monday, November 03, 2008

Prayer request

I'd like to request your prayers for part of my family. I just got a call from Allan to let me know that my little step-great-granddaughter passed away. Kaitlyn Rose just turned two years old a week ago. Her mother had surgery a few days ago, and since she was not able to lift anything for a while, her friend was keeping little Kaitlyn and and her three year old sister, Jacqueline. When she went to get the children up this morning, Kaitlyn had died.

To lose a child is devastating, and my granddaughter, Kristi, is grieving deeply, as is my stepdaughter, Amber, and the rest of the family. To add to the emotional trauma, an autopsy is being done to try to establish the cause of her death as there was no physical sign of cause of death and she has not been sick.

One fortunate thing is that the biological mother of my step-kids was visiting while this happened. She is extending her stay in the Seattle area, of course. I've send word that I'll come if I'm needed.

It is hard to believe this precious little girl is gone. Life makes no sense at times like this.

Please remember all the family in your thoughts and prayers.


  1. My sympathy & prayers go out to the whole family.
    Such a tragic thing to happen to you all.

  2. I am unbelievably sad to read this news. So many little ones have been lost in recent months and it breaks my heart to read of little Kaitlyn.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. This is incredibly sad and is hard to understand. My sympathy goes out to you all.

  4. I am sending my thoughts and prayers along too. May God grant you and your family the comfort that yall so need right now. I find that I get tired of hearing this but I will say it anyways. She is in heaven and from what I understand heaven is a great place to be. Red

  5. Thanks to all of you. It is hard to accept, hard to understand, but it is what it is. Some things we must simply accept, and this is one.

  6. Oh Lyn I am so condolences and prayers to all of you.

  7. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. It's such a tragedy when a child dies.

  8. Oh Lynilu, I am so sad to hear this news. So, so tragic and how awful for your family. I will be praying for everyone grieving through this.

  9. I am so sorry to hear about this. I can't imagine losing a child. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Oh Lynilu how incredibly sad.

    Most definitely I will remember them in my thoughts are prayers.

    Tragedies like Kaitlyn's death at only 2 years old make no sense at all.


    Loving Annie

  11. Again, thanks for the thoughts. Melissa said it well .... there just are no words to describe this.

  12. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Take care.


  13. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family. As I read your post, I was reminded once again of what really matters in life. I'm going to go spend time with my son.

    Many hugs,

  14. That's heartbreaking. I will definitely keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  15. Daisy, Betty, & Jen, I thank you. It is very hard to understand. Betty, yes. YES.

  16. I am so very sad about this... I have much more to catch up on than I originally thought. Rest in peace little angel.

  17. How terrible! My sympathy and prayers are with you and your family.


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