~i~ MY SPECIAL ANGEL ~i~

 

 

On the morning of March 9, 1995, my family circle was broken. My beloved granddaughter Melissa Joy, lost her battle with asthma. She was 16 years old and the "joy" of my life. Dealing with my grief, I wrote a book of poetry and letters in her memory. "Angel's Touch" became the title of the book, and the name of my small craft business. Making angels became an obsession with me. But in doing so, I have become stronger and now able to face the tremendous obstacles thrown my way. I thank God each day for the love and support of family and friends.

"My Beloved Angel, Melissa Joy"

There is no greater pain than losing a child or grandchild.

 

"GOD CREATED GRANDDAUGHTERS FROM ANGELS UP ABOVE.

THEN SENT THEM DOWN TO GRANDPARENTS TO CHERISH AND TO LOVE."

My beautiful Angel...now in her new Home!
(Graphic by Gram)

"Melissa, Our Special Angel"

Everyone has an Angel, to guide us through our days,

To watch over us always ... in so many different ways.

Our family has its very own Special Angel from above,

Our beautiful Melissa ... who looks on us all with love.

She watches over Mom and Dad, and little sister too,

She's helping them accept ... the pain they're going through.

She watches over her Gram and Gramp, and Pappy and her Nan,

She wants us all to go on ... to be as happy as we can.

When God took her to Heaven, we all could only cry

We questioned His mercy ... why did He let her die?

Just for Our Special Angel, we'll all go on with living,

For we share one very common bond ... the love Melissa keeps on giving!

Written by Gram ... 5/95

(These poems and letter are original and property of Gram)
(Please ask permission for use)

This candle burns in memory of

MELISSA JOY SANDSTROM

January 5, 1979---March 9, 1995

...My Beloved Grandaughter...

This midi is "Hearts Cry"

Updated October 24, 2004

 

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