Then there was that glimmer of hope. Remember this Sunday Snapshot, The Great Mousey Hunt? After loosing mousey again in an Ebay auction, I think I began to understand the depth of loss I felt for my daughter. Yeah, it was just a stuffed pink mouse but to me, it represented the greatest loss in her life and I felt completely helpless to "fix it" for my child. I - broke - down!
The one beautiful thing that came out of all this loss was the response I received from all of you!!!! It really touched my heart. So many of you all searched and searched for another pink mousey for my Lizzie! It was amazing! You all are amazing!!!
Well, one very special person who just happen to read about Lizzie beloved lost mousey, decided that she just had to do something - and - do - something - she - did! Kathryn read about mousey and emailed me. She explained that she belonged to a knitting group and she just knew that her one of her immensely talented friends would be able to knit a mousey twin for sweet Lizzie. To say that my broken Momma's heart leaped for joy, would be such an understatement!!! I was beside myself thinking that my sweet girl and her beloved mousey would once again be together, that this little stuffed mouse who meant so much to Lizzie (and me) would finally be here again to comfort and remind my Lizzie of the time when her heart began to heal and her life began to change and she - was - once - again - loved!
Well, after many emails back and forth...
Are you ready????
Lizzie and Mousey are reunited!!!
And a small part of Lizzie's heart (and mine) is healed!
This is what I saw when I checked on the girls before bed...
Mousey will never heal Lizzie's whole heart but for now, all is right in Lizzie land and as my sweet girl told me last night, "Mom, now when it's thundering, I can just hold mousey and hug her and I won't be scared anymore!" Oh sweet girl, I pray that the comfort you learn from mousey and all that she represents will help to comfort your heart - always. I pray she will help you to remember the time that love was once again found for you.
Thank you so much Kathryn and everyone who reached out to my sweet girl. You have done so much more than simply replacing a lost lovey. You have replaced that beautiful connection to the time in Lizzie's life that love began.
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