Sometimes it is hard to understand God’s plan,
especially when our loved ones are snatched from our hand.
Losing a child is never something we expect to go through.
The pain and guilt of the loss can be unbearable too.
“Everything happens for a reason” is something I usually would say,
but that isn’t always enough to get you through this tough day.
I am heartbroken to think a man I so respect and adore,
would have to go through this tragedy and suffer even more.
Mi familia suffered a huge loss, but there is one thing I know.
You will all pull together and the love and support will overflow.
Nana and Tata were there to meet Briar as he went on to that magical place.
I can see them now, greeting him with a hug and a smile on their face.
“mijo, we are here”, I can hear them say as he reached them in the sky.
“You will love it here, and we will always be nearby.”
I know a little poem like this won’t take away the pain you all feel.
But I do know when you sense him near you, that it is so very real.
Tio Alex you will see him again, but until then you can say;
anything you want to him as he is not far away.
I love all of you so very much, please know you are in my thoughts every day and in my prayers. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for any of you.
And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”