She was there today...?

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  1. Luminosity

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    I was at a wedding dress store last week, looking for dresses with my FMIL (future mother-in-law) and tried on only one... that she picked out for me and which we both loved ( well, she had a tear in her eye when I walked out in it and I found that I really, really liked this dress)...It's the first dress that I kept on thinking about since.

    So, I go back again today to look at it again and try on some others I liked on the website, for comparison sake. The same assistant was helping me try dresses on.

    Music was playing in the store. I'm standing in front of mirrors, looking at the third dress that I've tried on.

    Suddenly the song comes on. My breath catches and I stop and go "ohhhhh...!" It's the song that I picked out to play at my nana's funeral in 2001. The song where, everytime I hear it on the radio or elsewhere, I know that she is saying "hello".....likewise when I see a sunflower.

    It was like, because I was alone and trying on a dress for a huge day in my life....my nana was saying "Hi honey, I'm here with you, sharing this moment...".

    It almost made me cry, if it weren't for the fact that I was in such a public place.

    Am I being sentimental or do some of you believe in the same signs of communication from loved ones passed on?
     
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    :hug::

    I think people you love and care about can still communicate with you. Especially the ones you cared about the most, like your nana. Thanks for sharing the story, and good luck with the dresses!

    Eric.
     
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    Nope, I believe in signs just like this. My grandmother died in 2001 and she still finds ways of letting me know she around.
     
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    wonderfull stuff when that happens eh :) They always seem to find a way to let you know that they are still with you.
     
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    Aw, thanks for the hug and the g'luck on the dress wishes! :hugs:

    And exactly @ the loved ones communicating with us every now and then...
     
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    Sorry for your loss :hugs:.

    If you don't mind me asking, when is it that you feel that she's close, what happens?
     
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    It's wonderful indeed...and comforting. It's almost like a tugging feeling inside too, like I said above...it makes one catch their breath.
     
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    I believe as well, Tina. My oldest son was born on the same day (different year) that my grandmother passed away on. During my labor I could clearly feel a presence helping me through and my Mom said the same. I'm sure she was there with you and is very proud of the woman you've become and happy for your upcoming wedding :)
     
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    That's amazing eh! Was she your grandmother on your mum's side?

    Apart from when I was at the grounds of the cemetary for the second half of her service...I have never been to where she is interred (can't say grave, as she was cremated and her ashes lie in a little vault). Part of me felt/feels guilty for that but most of all I don't feel like I need to go there to visit her as she's not there...she's everywhere.

    Having said that, maybe it's time to take some sunflowers to her at this cemetary...
     
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    Well when my daughter was younger she use to look at the window and just wave. I would look and see nothing. My daughter was just about 2 years old so she didn't talk much. This happened many times too. I just knew who she was waving at. I could feel her (my grandmother) in the room.

    There was another time when I wished for someone special in my life and I directly asked her to help me out with this (Ok, I just admited to talking to myself)......1 week later it came true! I just knew that she is the one who did this for me!!! Some people may not believe this but I do......100%. When my grandmother died I watched my grandfathers face and I knew how much they had loved each other and I asked her for love like hers.

    Ok, thats my depressing story.....:heart:
     
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    I lost my brother and he visits a lot. At certain events the whole room can feel him. I lost a lot of people in my life. I only sometimes miss them or get sad because I know that they are with us in spirit. Powerful stuff. I could go on about it for hours.
     
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    Not depressing at all, actually to the contrary!

    That's so wonderful, that your grandparents had such a great love in each other!

    I wonder, if you asked your daughter who she was waving at all those times, when she gets old enough....will she still remember...?
     

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