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At 11:43am on January 5, 2014, Warren Washington said…

Dear Shannon,

I am very sorry to hearabout the loss of your beloved child.  The death if a child is one of the mkst painful and devastating things you could ever face.  One of the things that comforts me in the face of loved ones ive lost is Gods word the bible.  One of my favorite scriptures is John 5:28 and 29, where Jesus stated that all those in his memory will be resurrected.  

At 9:57pm on December 10, 2012, Susan - Donny's Mom said…

Hi Shannon.....I never see much posted by you.  Hope life finds you somewhat good.  You and I share the same Angel date of our sons.    I will be thinking of you this whole month of December.

Susan    Donny's Mom Forever

At 3:01pm on June 25, 2012, Terri - Autumn's Mom said…

Shannon,

I haven't been on a lot lately, but wanted you to know I've been thinking of you and your Tommy.

I hope  you're hanging in there!

Hugs,

Terri

At 9:44pm on May 8, 2012, Alicia Rodriguez said…
Hi Shannon just wondering how you're doing? Me jusy making it one day at.a time missing my son can't believe it's going on three years! 3 year's without seeing jesse just so sad! Thinking of you Hugs to you ALICE Jesse's Mom
At 12:21am on March 24, 2012, Lori Jones-Andy's mom said…

Shannon I saw your son's picture and it caught my eye because I saw a boy who looked just like him when I tried to get away to the beach a week or soo ago. (I also saw one who looked just like mine)  In the course of a short conversattion I remember my friend or I making some comment regarding something he said or did of "Oh aren't you a cutie" and he grinned and said "My momma always said I'm precious" lol ..that's what brought me to your page.  I am soooo sorry for your loss.  NO Parent should have to see their child go before them but when it could have been so easily prevented..well, forgive me, I'm in the "anger" stage I guess.  I can only imagine what you have or will feel when you did or do hit that stage.  Please feel free to write to me.

Then reading what you wrote above..I just wanted to tell you I totally believe it was your Tommy.  At the risk of sounding crazy, I've had experiences people refer to as being a "sensitive" all my life..many others can testify to as coming or being true.  And I had a very similar experience with my brother after he passed.  I also hear my Andy speak to me..and some of what he has said has shown us that it was him by him telling me about something ahead of time.  He's told me "it's AMAZING there, indescribably AMAZING".  That makes me happy for our son's.  I does ot however take away my deep deep longing to feel his hugs again, to have him physically here with me..we would talk all the time.  If he was away we would text or skype.  I pray all the time that the Rapture come very soon.  Andy told me that we would all be with him soon..but said he could not say what "soon" was..or how soon.  Sooon God's time?  Or soon our time?  He said "Soon mom real soon".

It's bothered me because lately I haven't "heard" from him as much.  I'm sure I really sound crazy now but I'm not the only one in this house who he has made his presence known too and some are in funny ways.  I had smoked and quit. (My kids hated that I smoked) well..stupidly I started again with all the stress.  BUT with him gone it's like he is sitting there going "HA!  how about that!  I can DO something and you can't stop me!" and my cigarettes always have to be relit at least 3 times...that's not all...my husband started again too but he wasn't having any problems so I literally said to andy "Hey now this isn't fair!  Why do you put mine out but not Dads????!!!"  Gues what happened?  My husbands started doing the same!  Your Tommy was with you...you were given a very special gift. ;)

I hope someday God shows us WHY things had to be this wy..

I apologize for my rather scattered introduction here.  I'm usually a quiet person who finds it hard to know what to say so I  stay to myself but for some reason I couldn't this time.  ((((Sending hugs from one mom to another who knows the pain))))  Lori

At 9:21am on March 22, 2012, Terri - Autumn's Mom said…

Shannon,

I just read your post on my page, thanks for writing.  Even though I wish we didn't have to, I'm glad we can share our losses and be able to talk to each other.

I read on the main wall about the forum you went to.  I found it to be comforting and hope you did too.

A part of me would love to do it, but another part of me is so afraid to hear what could be said.  I guess I have the rest of my life to decide, huh?

I hope you're hanging in there.  Lately for me has not been good.  It's getting more difficult every day to put on my "happy" face.  I've been told, this will pass too.

Anyway, thanks again for your posting.  I think of you and your Tommy all the time.

Hugs,

Terri

At 11:26am on March 10, 2012, Susan - Donny's Mom said…

Hi Shannon....we are all anxious to learn how the forum went for you.  We are all hoping it was both comforting and healing.   I am going away for a few days but will return on Tuesday.  Let us all know....

Hugs, susan

At 11:26am on March 10, 2012, Susan - Donny's Mom said…

Hi Shannon....we are all anxious to learn how the forum went for you.  We are all hoping it was both comforting and healing.   I am going away for a few days but will return on Tuesday.  Let us all know....

Hugs, susan

At 10:29am on March 7, 2012, Susan - Donny's Mom said…

Morning shannon.....so glad to hear from you!!  The Legacy site has been so quite lately.  Yes I am in one other one with Starr and Tami.  It is very private on FB with other mothers who have lost children.  Both are really a very important part of my healing process.  Everyone on these sites have helped me plug along in this grief journey.  As you know my "other" friends that have not lost a child just don't understand our sadness and loss.  so these sites let me really post what I feel.   Please keep in touch as I do feel a bond with you losing our boys on the same day.  I keep trying to tell myself that they must have been very special to be chosen to leave the earth on such a sacret day.....kinda gives me comfort.    Donny's real birthday was last Sunday so we did a family dinner for him.....still unbelieveable I will never see him again.     Thanks again for thinking of me!!   Keep in touch...

Susan

At 12:09am on March 4, 2012, Barbara Rieger said…

Shannon,

I want you to know that I forgot to tell you that I haven't gone after the farewell and it will be 2 years April 5th. When I went to visit my dad I was on my knees weeping and then became very ill and learned I had a chronic disease;underlying bronchial asthma.

I believe that my son lives inside of my heart and that of his family, friends and anyone who talks about him remembering him because they love him.

I came across the following poem that I want to share with you:

We thought of you today
But that is nothing new
We thought of you yesterday
And will tomorrow too
We think of you in silence
And make no outward show
For what it meant to lose you
Only those who love you know
Remembering you is easy
We do it everyday
It is the heartache of losing you
That will never go away.
Annonymous

I believe that this is how all the members on this site feel. Too bad the individual that wrote this didn't sign their name.  It made me feel a release and each word brings a thought that I'm not alone someone else wrote exactly how I feel.

With Love,

Barbara

At 12:23am on March 3, 2012, Barbara Rieger said…

Hi Shannon,

I clicked on Legacy wondering if anyone wrote anything new. Then my attention turned to the right side. Once again I saw a smiling face with beautiful teeth. Then clicked on the photo and it landed me here to read your post dated February 25th. I have not gotten any type of stone to place for my son Joe. He lives next to my dad.  I told a friend of mine that I haven't purchased one and she offered to come with me. I cringed when she said that. I told her that I'd have to make a telephone call first. I'm just not ready yet. I've been experiencing too many other negative issues in my life which has made it even more difficult for me to make the final purchase. I'm just sorry I didn't do it immediately all at the same time just before the final farewell. My husband, Joe's dad mentioned he knows what kind to get. And I've thought of a quote from the bible that I came across on Joe's face-book page. "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

I can elaborate on this and how I was able to celebrate my birthday this year and was happy that day. If you want to know what I did ask me and I'll tell you.

With Love,

Barbara

At 10:11am on January 30, 2012, Terri - Autumn's Mom said…

Shannon

I just wanted to know you are in my thoughts today and I hope you're doing okay.  Finally the holiday's are over, which I'm sure is a relief to you too.

I think of you and your Tommy often, I guess since our dates were so close together.

I hope you're doing well and know that you're being thought of!

Hugs to you!

At 9:38am on January 26, 2012, Susan - Donny's Mom said…

Hello Shannon, I haven't seen you much on this site, how are things going?  I know Christmas is always hard as it is for our family too.   I miss your checking in....

Hope you are ok.

Susan

At 7:25pm on January 2, 2012, JOYCE MASHER, 4 Amy 5158791808 said…

Alicia, I just wanted to say happy birthday, even tho I know its  probably a sad one. I have been thru 3 already and my 4th is due in feb.

 

thinking of you

Joyce

At 7:25pm on January 2, 2012, JOYCE MASHER, 4 Amy 5158791808 said…

Alicia, I just wanted to say happy birthday, even tho I know its  probably a sad one. I have been thru 3 already and my 4th is due in feb.

 

thinking of you

Joyce

At 7:24pm on January 2, 2012, JOYCE MASHER, 4 Amy 5158791808 said…

Alicia, I just wanted to say happy birthday, even tho I know its  probably a sad one. I have been thru 3 already and my 4th is due in feb.

 

thinking of you

Joyce

At 7:24pm on January 2, 2012, JOYCE MASHER, 4 Amy 5158791808 said…

Alicia, I just wanted to say happy birthday, even tho I know its  probably a sad one. I have been thru 3 already and my 4th is due in feb.

 

thinking of you

Joyce

At 7:24pm on January 2, 2012, JOYCE MASHER, 4 Amy 5158791808 said…

Alicia, I just wanted to say happy birthday, even tho I know its  probably a sad one. I have been thru 3 already and my 4th is due in feb.

 

thinking of you

Joyce

At 10:55pm on January 1, 2012, Alicia Rodriguez said…
Hi Shannon how is your new year going? My is good but sad my son is not here and my bday tomorrow don't even want to think about another year without my Jesse  yes I heard about 12/21/12  it would be so we well see our sons but I think about my living children I still have my baby son well his 12 but his still my baby do you think it well happen? I really haven't much about that I guess well just have to wait an see well you said you came to tx. Well I live in Harlingen it's like 25 miles from where you came how did you like it over here? Good to here from you it is just sad to be here but here we are  I just miss Jesse so much another year and I think he is really gone going on 3 years on 7/12  and his bday is on 3/2  just don't want to get closer to those dates well happy new year not that happy lol but what can we do jut go on n wait for 12/21/12 right !! Alicia jesses mom Hug to you
At 7:49pm on December 27, 2011, Alicia Rodriguez said…
Happy Blated ANGEL DAY TOMMY.HOPE YOU ALREADY MET JESSE.ALICIA

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