Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Angels Among Us

Since I made the hospital post below, I've felt like I needed to add this post. Over on the right hand of the screen is my music play list. One of the songs is called "Angels Among Us" by the group Alabama. I have loved this song for many years but it's message has taken a whole new meaning over these past 10 months since Sydney's diagnosis, in large part to so many of you who read my blog. We have been buoyed up during some hard times because of so much love and support. I just wanted everyone to know how grateful we are for your thoughts, prayers, phone calls, emails, visits, meals, gifts, text messages, cards, ect. The list could go on and on. Thank you. If you have a few minutes click on the song to listen. If you don't have a minute, here are the lyrics. I've bolded the lines that have a special place in my heart. Thanks so much everyone. Also, take a minute to think about the people in your life who have been placed there to bless you. Our Father in Heaven knows us all and he is aware of our trials and heart aches. He has put angels in your life just as he has in mine. Take a minute to think about these people who give of themselves to for you. God bless and Merry Christmas.

I was walking home from school on a cold winter's day
Took a shortcut through the woods and I lost my way
It was getting late and I was scared and alone
Then a kind old man took my hand and led me home
Mama couldn't see him, but he was standing there
But I knew in my heart, he was the answer to my prayers

Oh I believe there are angels among us
Sent down to us from somewhere up above
They come to you and me in our darkest hours
To show us how to live
To teach us how to give
To guide us with a light of love

When life dealt troubled times and had me down on my knees
There's always been someone there to come along and comfort me
A kind word from a stranger to lend a helping hand
A phone call from a friend just to say I understand
Ain't it kind of funny at the dark end of the road
Someone lights the way with just a single ray of hope

Oh I believe there are angels among us
Sent down to us from somewhere up above
They come to you and me in our darkest hours
To show us how to live
To teach us how to give
To guide us with a light of love

They wear so many faces
Show up in the strangest places
Grace us with their mercy
In our time of need

Oh I believe there are angels among us
Sent down to us from somewhere up above
They come to you and me in our darkest hours
To show us how to live
To teach us how to give
To guide us with a light of love

2 comments:

Aubri Lynne said...

Love this, so beautiful.

Love you too Shamae! My thoughts and prayers are with you, here's some huge huge (((hugs)))

ashycam said...

That song has always been one of my favorites. It really does make you think about the angels we have all around us. You guys were my angels 2 summers ago, while Lorne was gone, and then many times since then. Thank you for all you have done for us. I miss you guys so much!!! Merry Christmas!!!