About once a month I share my heart over on Managing Your Blessings and today I’m sharing about the impact a single life can have on a community even in a short amount of time. As such, today’s post is definitely personal and emotional as I share the testimony left by one of my former 16 year old homeschool choir students. Her life impacted so many individuals that one post doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface:
Today I sit down to write with a heavy heart. This morning I attended the funeral of a beautiful 16 year old girl who had everything going for her in life. She was a leader on her soccer and volleyball teams. She played trumpet in the local homeschool band. She sang in the local homeschool choir. She served in the community via 4-H and a pet adoption agency. Her family loved her. Her friends loved. She was the life of the party. Everyone who met her knew her for her contagious laugh, her encouraging demeanor, and her ornery spirit.
And then a car crossed the center median and her life was over in an instant. Gone. Finished.
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