It’s been 3 days since I last told you how much I love you Grams, and I still can’t believe it happened… even though I held your hand as you took your last breaths. What am I going to do without you Grams? Life is going to be so different now…. I can’t accept that you’re really gone. There’s so much pain when I think about the fact… which is every minute. The only thought bringing me peace is knowing you’re now finally in glory with Jesus, in your new young healthy body wearing white robes and rejoicing with your parents and past pets that you loved so dearly. I knew you went to meet Jesus that day, I could just feel it. You’re at your happiest and I’m at my worst. We all are. My poor mom and Grandpa are lost without you. We’re grieving pretty hardcore but at least we have each other.
I miss how you were always there for us our whole lives, always welcoming us to come over and stay whenever we wanted, which we did all the time. Your house is my second home and you’re my second mom! How will I adjust to life without you here? I’m just really looking forward to seeing you again in heaven… whenever that may be. Probably will be very soon if the rapture happens, which according to the foretold signs in the Bible indicate that it’s VERY soon… like within a year. We’re currently living in the end times. At least I know you’ll be there waiting to meet me again <3
Grams, you are the most loving, sweetest and kindest person I’ve ever known and I’m SO FORTUNATE to have you as my second mom! I love you so so so much I can’t even form the words to explain it :(
I’m so grateful to have had you here always. You were my best friend. I talked to you about EVERYTHING going on in my life. You were my go-to person for venting and getting advice and just chillaxing with. I could spend days at your house if I wanted, just being with you and you were the best company. You always see the bright side in things, and hardly ever complained about anything. The positivity you spread has rubbed off on me, and I couldn’t have asked for a better role model. There isn’t a single bad thing anyone had to say about you… you were perfect. You cared about all living creatures so much, you never hurt a fly. You literally always would catch them in a towel and free them outside before letting one of us just get ‘em with the fly swatter. You would walk over to the Black Dog and secretly feed the dozens of stray cats living behind the building for years. Almost all your pets were from your street that needed homes, whether it be stray cats or neighbours that abandoned their animals and you just took over. You took care of them for the rest of their lives and loved them to bits. All your pets would end up huge because to you, food = love. They definitely got a lotta lovin. Nobody could care about animals more than you always did.
I thank God so much for giving me the opportunity to help take care of you in your last few weeks, since I got to spend some quality time with you while being help to you. I thought the hardest thing in my life was having to slowly lose you: seeing you getting weaker and weaker, unable to do anything on your own, and your forgetfulness and confusion growing… but the hardest thing is definitely losing you altogether. God was gracious enough to give you a pulse again so we could have a couple hours to speak to you and comfort you in your last moment. If I never got to tell you how much I love you one last time I just couldn’t cope. Thank You God!!! I just hope so much that it all wasn’t too traumatizing for you… The worst feeling is thinking you might have suffered at all because you never deserve to have suffered for a second. During the time leading up to the end, you never showed that you had been in pain and you still had your pleasant attitude towards life which was SO wonderful. I’m so happy it wasn’t worse for you. <3 You deserve the best always. You’re such an amazing person!!!
I’ve been so blessed to have you as a huge part of my life Gram! You will be forever and ever in my heart and looking down on me. I’ll try to live life more like you did, treating everybody with such kindness and care and always seeing the bright side. Thank you for everything you’ve ever done for me and simply being the saint you are. I love you will allllll my heart!
Rest In Peace Betty McDonald, my Grams, the kindest person ever. <3
You are so, so dearly missed. XOXO