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“In Memory of Chad”

  

Description from SpicyChick AKA Ginger: This one is in memory of my son, Chad, who was killed at the age of 29, Sept. 2009. I chose the whites, which represent the Lily of the Valley, his birth-month flower; yellows, which represent his favorite flavor, lemon; and the "Believe" charm, so that we can all be encouraged to believe that we will see him again one day. The greens represent his birthstone, the emerald. The blues are symbolic of the sapphire, which is the stone for September, the month he left this world for a better place, and also for my favorite flower, the forget-me-not, because we will never forget Chad.

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  1. Debbi aka Sparkle Chick
    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Ginger, to say that I am so sorry for your loss seems so insufficient.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you deal with your heartache.
    This is a beautiful pick for Chad. May God bless you and comfort you.

  2. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    Thank you Debbi. Heartfelt thoughts and prayers are never insufficient. These have given all of my family and Chad’s friends great comfort in these last months, and they have special meaning from new friends and those we’ve never even met. Even doing something like this, making this pick in his name, helps me by taking my mind away for a moment from the manner of his death and senselessness of it.

  3. DOG Chick aka Angela
    DOG Chick aka Angela says:

    Ginger, my heart goes out to you at the loss of your precious son. There are no words to express the grief of a parent who has lost a child. Just know that you are loved and supported by this mom.

  4. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    Thank you Angela :)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    I am sorry for your loss. May God bless and give you and your family peace and comfort during your time of healing. Never think his great gift of sacrifice was all for naught. All death seems sensless no how it comes to those who remain. I pray for the young people who serve our country and all those in need.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    I am so sorry for your loss Ginger. Blessings to you, and prayers for comfort and healing in your heart. You WILL see him again one day!! God bless!

  7. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    Thank you all very much…I do appreciate these thoughtful comments.

  8. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Ginger, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this Easter holiday as you celebrate the knowledge that you will once again be joined with your son one day. Blessings to you. :)

  9. S Lovett
    S Lovett says:

    This is a Catawaba Tree blossom. It looks kind of like an orchid and has a wonderful vanilla scent. We have several in our back yard area and they just scent the air so sweet. they also give us Catawaba worms-which fish, especially bass, just love and since hubs and I love to fish, this tree just keeps on giving to us.

  10. S Lovett
    S Lovett says:

    I am so sorry to make the above comment-newbie here and I thought I was writing about my avatar picture in my profile.
    I’m sorry for your loss. I take it your son was in the military. I’m sorry your family had to make the ultimate sacrifice-but thank you from the bottom of my heart. My brother and a nephew were both Marines and I lost them, so I know it hurts.

  11. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    I know that nothing I can say to you will help to ease the pain. Still, I must try. Please take the meaning of the day tomorrow to remind you that we will all rise again on the last day and be together forever. Your son is in a place where he can never again feel pain, sorrow, loneliness, terror, or hate. You can be sure that prayers from everyone here will be going out to you and your family today, tomorrow, and always. May your burden be lightened by the yokes of all your friends.

  12. Classy Chick JbyJill
    Classy Chick JbyJill says:

    Ginger~ Thinking about you…. What a beautiful pick for your son. May God comfort you. Remember you have friends here at Lima. Take care.

  13. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    Thank you again everybody. I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to be vague, but Chad was not in the military. I just didn’t want to burden new friends too much. He was shot last September by a biker after hitting a motorcycle. It’s been really very hard, especially for his little girl, my only grandchild. The accused is in jail awaiting trial.

  14. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Ginger, friends are not burdens, they are treasures. And when a friend feels pain, we feel the pain with them. We have all used this venue to talk about our heartbreaks, illnesses, joys, fears, etc. Remember, with friends, the sorrows are divided, the happiness multiplied with friends. God Bless You.

  15. CAS
    CAS says:

    All my prayers and heartfelt thoughts for you and the rest of your family Ginger.

  16. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Losing anyone so close is a hard burden..I feel saddened for your loss.i was in the hospital at the VA with a fellow vetern gal who had a son who was murdered at 17..he got involved with the wrong people..it was on Tv until they tried all the accused they did get there just dues and I hope and pray your son’s muderer will also..i know you will never be without the pain..only remember his good and your lovely granddaughter he gave you…and reach out for all the prayers and comfort you can get and need..we are all here for you in a small way but my prayer are with you…D

  17. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Now I’m crying..yfib D

  18. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    I appreciate all of you so much!

  19. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    My son would have been 30 years old today. I was hoping my LB chickie buddies would send a few prayers his way…if you don’t pray, positive vibes of any kind are appreciated. It’s going to be a sad day today without him.

  20. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Ginger, family and friends of Chad, my heartfelt prayers are with you and yours today. All my little prayers that go on throughout the day will definitely be for Chad. I am dedicating all my deeds today to him. It isn’t natural to outlive our children, but for reasons we can’t know, at least for now, it IS God’s plan. He has a reason. Chad is celebrating his birthday today and I’m sure he is smiling down at you. I hope I have not offended anyone with my beliefs, but they are my comfort and hopefully I can pass it on to someone who is hurting today. Love and hugs.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    It’s so difficult to lose a sun and the loss will leave a heartache that no one can heal, but remember he left you a granddaughter that needs your love now. My heartfelt prayers goes to you and to your sun, try to remember the beautiful moments you spent together and know that he went to a better place and one day you will meet again.

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    POF Chick Nina says:

    Thoughts, prayers and positive, loving vibes are being sent to you and yours from me.

  23. jewel  in NP
    jewel in NP says:

    I dont know how it feels to lose a child I have 3 and I dont ever want to be there but as I sit here & cry for your lose I am so sorry and I am sending my love my prayers & positive energy your way. love you granddaughter and never let her foget her father

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    I will offer my prayers today for Chad and for you too Ginger. It is also my comfort and belief, like Linda, that he is smiling and enjoying his birthday with our Creator and the whole host of heaven.
    There is only a veil between the two of you and someday that veil will be removed and you will be together again. I pray his birthday gift to you will be peace of heart and the joy of knowing he is happy and healthy and enjoying True Life to the fullest! God Bless you Ginger.

  25. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Oh Ginger I cannot begin to express how very sorry I am for your loss. My heart aches for you, my friend. I am praying for you and your sweet grandchild. You are in my thoughts and in my heart.

  26. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    Thanks to all of you so much for your prayers…this day has been harder than I expected, but I am definitely feeling all of the love and support from family and friends. We are having a memorial birthday party for Chad this weekend, and we are going to truly celebrate his life and share our memories of him together. I thought I’d put his picture here so you can see his beautiful face. :)

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  27. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    One year ago tonight, my son went out for the evening and met up with evil at about 1:30 AM. We’ll be releasing his remains tomorrow. Whoever prays, please say a prayer for him and his daughter…all of us…about 2PM Eastern time tomorrow.

  28. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. What a sadness you must carry with daily!! My prayers are with you today and will remain with you. I lost my baby sister to a car wreck when she was only 19 and we would have celebrated her birthday this week on the 13th of the month. My prayers to you and your son Chad…so very sorry… Sonja

  29. SpicyChick AKA Ginger
    SpicyChick AKA Ginger says:

    Thank you Sonja. Can I ask your sister’s name so I can add her to my prayers as well? I have a friend who lost her little boy to a heart condition many years ago. When I lost Chad, I asked her if it ever gets easier….because I remember very well how devastated they were. She told me that the hurt always stays the same, but we find ways to cope because we have to. That has stuck with me throughout this past year. I’m sure your family still hurts over the loss of your sister. It’s never much easier on the heart…but we have to find the positive ways to keep their spirits alive in us. It’s the only way to manage this strange thing called life.

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