Friday, May 23, 2008

Gone Too Soon

The "why?" of some things is just too much for me to understand.

Today is a day that is forever etched in my memory.

Twelve years later, I still don't understand.

And why things like this happen.

It weighs heavy on my heart on an already dark day.

Today I am sad for both of these tragic losses.

15 comments:

Wendy said...

Hugs to you..........

3D said...

Life brings us things that we have no idea why we have received them. Today is a reminder of one specific and horrific day. It affected you beyond anything I can understand. It reminds me to appreciate what we have today and not to lose sight of that tomorrow.

Keep smilin!

a Tonggu Momma said...

"Why" is such a difficult question sometimes. I think we all grapple with it at least once in our lives, if not much more often. I know we did for a long time after 9/11, which impacted our family directly.

I'm so sorry for your loss... and sorry for the Chapman's loss.

Hugs to you.

Lindsay said...

I read your back-post earlier today, and thoughts of your fallen comrade has been in the back of my mind all day.

I don't know... I'm grappling here to try to find words to say how sorry I am for the loss of your friend and colleague, for your grief, for the loss of little Maria, for the grief of her family. Words are inadequate.

sea star said...

So so tragic. No words, just hugs.

Michelle said...

Oh, I'm totally crying now(and I'm at work!). A sad day indeed(for both reasons). I'm sorry for your loss.

Pug Mama said...

just terrible heart breaking news. I can't stop thinking about it.

kris said...

Oh Krista I totally remember that post- and in light of what happened to Maria (and then to my friend Chantele, and a woman here, and a patient this week) I keep thinking something is OFF- all this tragic news everywhere, you know? I'm so sorry you are feeling the weight of it too.
Chat soon girl.

Debz said...

Devastating.

I'm heartbroken every time I think of the Chapman Family.

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Buckeyes & Eggrolls said...

Wow, I hadn't read that post before... very tragic! I'm so saddened too for the SCC family. I hope his son can recover (as well as the entire family) from this tragedy. My heart goes out to them.

Hugs to you!

Debbie said...

There are no words to express how heavy my heart is for your fallen hero!! I am so sorry that the pain is still just as real 12 years later. My heart aches for the Chapman family. WHY??? We may never know!!!

OziMum said...

Why. I think about that alot. Maybe we're not meant to know? Maybe knowing would be worse than not knowing?

So so sad.

Donna said...

Sometimes it doesn't matter how much time goes by, it still hurts. Hope you're doing better...

redmaryjanes said...

Both incidences are incredibly awful.