o.k. everyone, this is going to be the hardest blog entry that I have ever written and I have debated not writting about it at all, but death is a part of life and the plan of salvation is sooo beautiful. This week, I have recieved a greater testimony of the gospel and my Heavenly Father's love for each of us.
On Wedensday at 4pm, my best friend's little boy, Logan (2 years old) was run over and killed out in front of his house. It was one of those things that you just can never see coming and it is everyone's worst fear. His daddy was leaving and he ran out to try to go with him. We really aren't and never will be sure of all the specifics, but he was swept under the tire and there was nothing the father could do. He died instantly and felt no pain. His brother, Canyon, spent the night at our house that night so Becky and Golden could be at the hospital with Logan and we had a lot of heart felt talks and Morgan was so wonderful with relating everything to scriptures.
Let me just tell you a few things I have learned in the last few days.....
1. kids have an amazing grasp on the plan of salvation and they are soooo great about knowing that Logan is with his Father in Heaven and that we will see him soon when he is resurrected.
2. I have learned soooo much about the comforting power of prayer
3. I have learned more about the Holy Ghost and his comforting power
4. I have learned so much about friendship and I love Becky sooooooooooooo much!
5. I have learned so much about the power of blessings and the power of the priesthood
6. I have learned what really matters in life--------FAMILY!
7. I have learned how awesome Bagdad really is because of the outpouring of love that was instant after the tragedy.
8. i have learned to drink lots of water when you are crying this much
9. I have learned soooooooo much about LOVE!
I have learned a whole lot more, but these are the things that come to my mind as most important.
The Bagdad community has been so amazing and they all want to help in so many ways. We have made the drop off spot for food, etc. across the street from the Brimhall's at our Primary President's home. Their garage is full of all the stuff and the Primary President brings over meals each day. It is just so amazing, the amount of love that is everywhere right now. The whole community is grieving together.
The funeral is this Wednesday at 10am at our ward building and the Bagdad schools have even cancelled school on Wednesday so the community can attend. Can you believe that? What an amazing community!
I am also really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, scared and and also honored at the same time because Becky and Golden have asked me to speak at the funeral and give his life story! I am praying a whole, whole, whole lot!
I love you all!!!!