Tuesday, June 13, 2006

I am reminded once again ...

... at how quickly life can be taken from us. I may not be around too much today because my dad phoned me this morning with some very heartbreaking news.
Some dear family friends, (father, mother, their daughter, son-in-law & their baby and the grandmother) were in a tragic accident this past weekend. The mother and grandmother were both killed. The other 3 adults have broken legs and the baby is 100 % fine. But, my heart is just ready to explode from this sadness.

I know that God is Sovereign and holds us in the palm of His hands and he has everything planned for a reason. I do believe that and I do trust Him.
Hearing news like this, though, is still so very heartwrenching and I'm sure I'll be crying a fair bit today.

Make sure you give you kids, husband, wife, eveyone you love a big hug and kiss today and tell them that you love them. Life can change in an instant!

So, as I sign off here, I just want to tell all of you, my family and dear friends that I love you and you all play a significant part in my life.

3 comments:

  1. darien4:50 PM

    Cari, this world is so very small....I am sorry for your news. I am humbled because I think I heard of this story earlier today, because of someone in my church here in Ottawa...was this the accident in Timber Junction Oregon? (http://www.katu.com/stories/86773.html)

    My prayers are with you, and with your friends, and with your friend's family.

    Crystal

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  2. oh cari...i am so very sorry to hear of such tragic news..my heart and prayers go out to you, your family and friends. hugs...k

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  3. Oh my word, what heartbreaking news Cari. I am so sorry for your loss.

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