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Mar 5, 2006 | 20:18 1 > > Sally jumped up as soon as she saw the surgeon come out of
> >the
> > operating room. She said:
>"How is my little boy? Is he going to
> >be
> > all right? When can I see him?"
> >
> > The surgeon said, "I'm sorry. We did all we could, but your
> >boy
> > didn't make it."
> >
> > Sally said, "Why do little children get cancer? Doesn't God
> >care
> > any more? Where were you, God, when my son needed you?"
> >
> > The surgeon asked, "Would you like some time alone with your
> > son? One of the nurses will be out in a few minutes, before
> >he's
> > transported to the
>university."
> >
> > Sally asked the nurse to stay with her while she said
> >good-bye
> > to her son. She ran her fingers lovingly through his thick
> >red
> > curly hair.
> >
> > "Would you like a lock of his hair?" the nurse asked.
> >
> > Sally nodded yes. The nurse cut a lock of the boy's hair,
> >put it
> > in a plastic bag and handed it to Sally. The mother said,
> >"It
> > was Jimmy's idea to donate his body to the university for
>
> >study.
> > He said it might help somebody else. "I said no at first,
> >but
> > Jimmy said, 'Mom, I won't be using it after I die. Maybe it
> >will
> > help some other little boy spend one more day with his Mom."
> >She
> > went on, "My Jimmy had a heart of gold. Always thinking of
> > someone else. Always wanting to help others if he could."
> >
> > Sally walked out of Children's mercy Hospital for the last
> >time,
> > after spending most of the last six months there. She put
>
> >the
> > bag with Jimmy's belongings on the seat beside her in the
> >car.
> > The drive home was difficult. It was even harder to enter
> >the
> > empty house. She carried Jimmy's belongings, and the
> >plastic
> > bag with the lock of his hair to her son's room. She
> >started
> > placing the model cars and other personal things back in his
> > room exactly where he had always kept them. She laid down
> > across his bed and, hugging his pillow, cried herself to
>
> >sleep.
> >
> > It was around midnight when Sally awoke. Laying beside her
> >on
> > the bed was a folded letter. The letter said:
> >
> > "Dear Mom, I know you're going to miss me; but don't think
> >that
> > I will ever forget you, or stop loving you, just 'cause I'm
> >not
> > around to say I LOVE YOU. I will always love you, Mom, even
> >more
> > with each day. Someday we will see each other again. Until
> > then, if you want to adopt a little boy so you won't be
>so
> > lonely, that's okay with me. He can have my room and old
> >stuff
> > to play with. But, if you decide to get a girl instead, she
> > probably wouldn't like the same things us boys do. You'll
> >have
> > to buy her dolls and stuff girls like, you know. Don't be
> >sad
> > thinking about me. This really is a neat place. Grandma and
> > Grandpa met me as soon as I got here and showed me around
> >some,
> > but it will take a long time to see everything. The angels
>
> >are
> > so cool. I love to watch them fly. And, you know what?
> >Jesus
> > doesn't look like any of his pictures. Yet, when I saw Him,
> >I
> > knew it was Him. Jesus himself took me to see GOD! And
> >guess
> > what, Mom? I got to sit on God's knee and talk to Him, like
> >I
> > was somebody important. That's when I told Him that I wanted
> >to
> > write you a letter, to tell you good-bye and everything. But
> >I
> > already knew
>that wasn't allowed. Well, you know what Mom?
> >God
> > handed me some paper and His own personal pen to write you
> >this
> > letter. I think Gabriel is the name of the angel who is
> >going
> > to drop this letter off to you. God said for me to give you
> >the
> > answer to one of the questions you asked Him 'Where was He
> >when
> > I needed him?' "God said He was in the same place with me,
> >as
> > when His son Jesus was on the cross. He was right there, as
>
> >He
> > always is with all His children.
> >
> > Oh, by the way, Mom, no one else can see what I've written
> > except you. To everyone else this is just a blank piece of
> > paper. Isn't that cool? I have to give God His pen back
> >now.
> > He needs it to write some more names in the Book of Life.
> > Tonight I get to sit at the table with Jesus for supper.
> >I'm,
> > sure the food will be great.
> >
> > Oh, I almost forgot to
>tell you. I don't hurt anymore. The
> > cancer is all gone. I'm glad because I couldn't stand that
> >pain
> > anymore and God couldn't stand to see me hurt so much,
> >either.
> > That's when He sent The Angel of Mercy to come get me. The
> >Angel
> > said I was a Special Delivery! How about that?
> >
> > Signed with Love from: God, Jesus & Me.
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