My Saving Grace

My Husband Ali’s death has left too many hours of loneliness that leads to such immense and deep sadness in my heart. It’s in the late hours of the evening and the early hours of the mornings when sleep evades me like a plague that I ponder the why’s and the what if’s. The images of that fatal evening haunt me. “And this too shall pass” This is God’s promise. This shall pass, God has promised me this. God is my saving grace, and it is on His promise, His strength and His love that I hold onto.

God has given me a beautiful, vibrant, funny, crazy, adorable granddaughter Maya, that fills my hours with such distraction. I am so grateful for this gift of love.

For whatever reason God took Ali from this earth, I accept this and rejoice that He has blessed me with not only Maya but Senna, Shyre, Saven, Annelie, and Liam too. God’s gift to parents is their grandchildren.

Nadine, Mik ‘n Drik Photography, took these photos at coconut beach on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  They are so incredibly superb and captured every ounce of love and the smile that Maya brings out in me. She radiates joy, and it is highly contagious.

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God bless you all



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9 thoughts on “My Saving Grace

  1. Absomutely amazingly beautiful pictures. Such a talented and gifted photographer. You show such strength despite your pain, always having an uolifting message. Your faith and trust in God, just wants me to become a better me for Him. Thank you Aileen!!! May God always be your comfort and may He bless you abundantly & exceedingly. Much love xxxx

  2. So beautiful Aileen. You can see the love radiating from within you. I think about you so much and can’t imagine what you are going through. She is so adorable and clearly loves her Grandma so much. Stunning pics Nadine. X

  3. Dear Sister – I think of and pray for you often. It is true that God placed you in just the right location for you to heal from this Great Sadness. I cannot even begin to imagine the trauma of that night – I have thought often about what it must have been like for you.

    The pictures are beautiful – YOU are beautiful! Both in body and spirit. I love you, dear friend!


  4. Aileen
    The love of family and friends can be a real blessing to you through this difficult time. You have such a caring, loving heart ❤️ Aileen; Nadine captures that love so beautifully in these photos of you and Maya.
    Sending you big hugs and thinking of you xxxxx

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