A vehicle accident claimed the life of this lovely young lady. She had a wonderful life ahead of her like everyone else. Her loved ones, partner, and friends were her greatest treasures. Her reputation is for being outgoing and humorous.
Macy Mathis was not like most teenagers who dislike spending time with their families. She valued her family above all else, and a year before she p.a.s.s.e.d a.w.a.y, she began writing letters to her mother.
Upon discovering the letters in her room, her mother broke down in tears. It brought back many bittersweet memories for her.
The l.o.s.s of a child is one of the worst things that can happen to anyone. Many people never fully recover from this nightmare.
Consider the l.o.s.s of someone you carried, looked after, and shared a home with. You know how it feels to l.o.s.e a friend; now imagine losing someone you carried, cared for, and shared a home with. The loss of someone you love always leaves a huge hole in your heart that will never heal.
The only thing they have to deal with is the suffering of l.o.s.i.n.g a child. Cindy missed her daughter terribly. Despite knowing she couldn’t bring Macy back, she clung to hope that someday she might see her adorable rabbit again.
She discovered the biggest gift her daughter had ever given her-25 sealed envelopes with letters containing themes for every occasion-before she d.i.e.d.
When her mother was having a bad day, each letter offered a different topic to help her feel better: sleepless nights, unpleasant days, and gloomy weather. She immediately became frozen when Cindy said one of the themes on the letters, “Open when… you miss me.”.
Cindy was experiencing a variety of emotions. In spite of the encouraging letters her daughter had written her, she was at a loss for words.
She opened the letter with trembling hands and a heavy heart. Macy wrote:
“Hello, mom. I’m sorry if I’m gone from your life. I hope everything is fine for you, no matter where you are or what you’re doing. I’m sure I miss you too. Sincerely, I dislike spending too much time away from home. I am rather easily homesick. I would look forward to being with you when I was little and lived with Dad.
Although I believe that you always had delicious food at your home, I believe that the majority of it was due to how much I was missing you. You have my unwavering affection, Mommy. I appreciate all that you have done for me. Apple Mathis
I can’t help but cry when I read this. I hope Cindy finds some comfort in her daughter’s words, as she must be struggling.