I can think of a few people who’ve died, who I’d like to be able to call and hear their real live voice on the other end. I wish it was as simple as wanting it badly enough. Just pick up the phone, ask an operator to transfer me to wherever they are right now, hear their voice on the other end and pick up where we left off. I’d say my stuff and they’d say their stuff and it would be really real and surreal and unreal…because they are alive. They never died. It was just a simple misunderstanding.
I can certainly relate to what your saying. I lost my mother October 7th and after taking care of her day in and day out with the help of Hospice which was a Godsent, I knew nothing else. Now here I am and I'm totally lost. I know she is completely fine, shes with God and how much better can ya get than that right? Its us left behind that have the trouble.
I found myself the other day hearing her voice on several messages on my answering machine and it was bitter sweet. Made me sad but also made me smile.
Yes, it would be so nice to pick up the phone and call her..... Unfortunately, that isn't how it works so we have to find our own way to deal with our grief the best way we can. I use to wish I had just a little more time to get some work done and now that I have it, I feel guilty if I actually use it.
All I know is that I thank God everyday for allowing me to have her as long as I did and to help me cope and endure whatever comes my way.
You were so fortunate to find your friend but like alot of us; we take it for granted someone will always be there and we tend to put off things until "tomorrow" which sometimes never comes.
Yea, boy am I lucky. Tomorrow doesn't always come. People have left some very interesting comments on that post regarding losing family members. Your comment about hearing her voice on your answering machine reminds me of a comment someone left. She still has her grandparents' phone number in her phone. Can't delete it.
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