You may not believe this to be true, but everyone has a powerful story. No matter what your beliefs are, events in your life and the way you personally handle the consequences of those events matter. Furthermore, as people, we need one another. We need one another to celebrate and we need one another to mourn.
There is such a thing called a fellowship of suffering. People that are going through or who have been through similar tragedies and/or events can comfort one another like none other.
When I was twenty years old, my parents were killed in a car accident.
One moment they were there. Mom and Dad. Foundation since the beginning. Main source of comfort. Main source of direction.
The next moment-GONE.
They were young and never expected to die. So there was no last letter telling me all the things they wanted to tell me for the next 40 years. There was no note saying, I know we won't be there for your wedding day..., or I know we will miss the births of both of your children...., or this is what you should do when....
I survived their deaths because I knew what their future held; mine...well, I wasn't so sure about that.
I want to tell you my story. One that is still going today....
To be cont...
Amanda Williams is a forty-year old wife and mother of two who can still swing her pony tail and display just a tad of sass. She is also a Jesus loving girl who realizes she is nothing without the One who saved her. Amanda has two degrees specializing in serving students with special needs and is currently working in the field of Leadership Development. She is a Christian author, speaker, blogger, and publisher who loves serving beside her husband at her local place of worship, First Baptist Church of Ocala.