Most of you know me as Miss Jean. Funny little name that was bestowed upon me by some friends that stuck. But I'm more than that. I'm Honey to my Sweety and Mom and Mommy to my children. Today is Redmond's tenth birthday. That day ten years ago was the start of my most important "job", that being Grandma Jean. I love both of the boys so much that my heart sometimes can't hold it all.
Today my heart is so sad when it should be happy. In our little corner of the world here in California we mourn for a little child, Sandra Cantu. Sandra was a mere eight years old. Doing all sorts of fun, little girl things, full of innocence and love. For some unknown and dreadful reason, that little life has been taken. She was missing from her home for almost two weeks. They found her yesterday, stuffed in a suitcase in the bottom of a holding pond. Explain to me why. Explain to me why there is someone out there so evil that they would do such a thing. As I was taking cupcakes to Redmond's class today for his birthday, I passed light post after light post all over town, still covered in posters asking for help in finding little Sandra. How could I be happy when there is a family so near to here that is going through such grief that I can't imagine?
Please pray that the Lord will wrap His arms around this family to help them through their grief. Please pray that whoever did this will be found so they are not out there to do it again.
Hug your loved ones and keep them close.