Grieving the death of my boy has been and continues to be indescribable. And through the depths of this despair I have found God continually. Loving me, comforting me, crying with me. I’ve found Him through His Word, through friends, through running, through music. Plumb’s song Need You Now came out just after Drey had died. I’ve sobbed and belted out that song repeatedly. In my car, in the bathtub, everywhere. It is healing.
It’s helped me to be able to tell people how much they’ve helped me during this difficult 17 months and 13 days. In the depths of my pain I’ve also experienced a sense of gratitude that is so precious. Grateful to God for all of His provisions in the midst of this pain (I’ll save that for another blog). Grateful to my Mom and Dad for loving me, hurting with me, letting me stay with them and vacation with them. Grateful to my husband for his love and patience. Grateful to Drey’s friends who hurt and miss him and take the time to share that with me.
And last weekend I got to tell Plumb how healing her music has been for me. This picture shows her and one of her band members listening to me tell them about Drey, sharing a card with my blog on it, and showing them my tattoo of his name. Plumb was so kind to ask me questions about Drey. Thank you Plumb. For sharing your talent and the inspiration behind your lyrics. ❤
Very cool D. I wish I could have been with you to meet them and watch them love Drey through your love for him.
Wonderful song that hits the heart of those of us who let God know that we “need Him now.” I have cried and sung in the very places you have. It is those “alone” times when no one can impose on our need to scream and cry. I am glad for you to have met Plumb…sounds like nice folks. xo
I’m so glad she turned out to be a blessing to you, she and her bandmate. God really does work in so many amazing ways.