The Whispers of an Angel

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It was one of those chilly nights lying on my bed resting, feeling the world on my shoulders.  I say chilly not because it was cold, but because my entire being felt cold in distress over the loss of the man I had loved so deeply.

The tears were uncontainable, and although I tried to put on a strong face in front of my 9-year-old, the pain was too evident.  My daughter is the kind of child that is extremely perceptive.

There is something magical about her that allows her to get in tune with human suffering.  She just feels it.  She is wise beyond her years.

Her innocence allows her to look right into my heart and see things from a degree of separation that my entangled heart cannot.

Lying next to my daughter, feeling the warmth of her little body and unconditional love, was a moment I will always cherish.

She leaned ever so close to me and snuggled right up against me giving her love. It’s a love that is unsolicited, and so needed by me at that moment.

“I know how you feel,” she said.  I looked at her and thought to myself, how you could know, you are only nine.

Curious I asked, “Tell me.”

“You feel a part of your soul is missing. That you lost your heart and part of your future,” she said.

“You miss the person who you will never see again,” she continued, “and your pain is so big you can’t sleep. You feel that you have lost your companion”.

Wow, yes that is exactly what I was feeling.

In disbelief, I was shocked that my baby could have grasped so well the depths of my soul.

How was this possible? She is just a child. But what came later was even more astonishing.

“Don’t worry Mommy; the angels are here whispering in your ear,” She said in her tender voice.

“The angels”?  I asked in surprised.  ”

Yes,” she said, “they are here talking to you right now.”

“What are they saying,” I asked, “why can’t I hear them?”

She leaned over and said, “Close your eyes, and you will hear them.”

I closed my eyes, and the tears rolled onto my cheeks.

She said, “The angels are saying, Waleuska, this is a new opportunity that God is giving you. When one door closes, another one opens. Something great is coming to you.  God is showing you a new life.  You just need to trust your journey.  You will have a life full of love.  You will find someone who will love you and make you happy”.

In my shock and through my tears pouring, I said to her, “but I still can’t hear the angels.”

My little one said in a soft voice, “Close your eyes and open your heart. Tell God you are ready and you will hear the angels whisper: Waleuska it’s a new opportunity for you to be truly happy”.

The concept of angels, the belief that there is some divine presence looking after us, is a concept many subscribe due to religious reasons or life experiences.

For me, it is a simple belief that has always resonated in my heart.

Yes, I do believe in angels!

I have never seen or heard one, but who was I to doubt my daughter?

My daughter possesses such goodness in her heart and maybe this allows her to hear what is not palpable to the rest of us.

Knowing what the angels were trying to communicate to me gave me hope.

Hope is a tremendous healing power, and at that moment, I grabbed on to her words, kissed and thanked her and for the rest of the night.

I closed my eyes trusting my journey in the belief that the best is yet to come!

Yours Truly, Waleuska.

April 2017

16 thoughts on “The Whispers of an Angel

  1. Hi Waleuska 😊 have to admit you make me cried with your beautiful first blog and what you wrote is just amazing, thank you so much for sharing . Want to let you know that we are thinking about you ❤️🙏🏻 and yes the best is yet to come ⭐️🌷😇💕stay patient and trust your journey ❤️

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  2. For lack of a better word…WOW! Just read your blog. We all know how so special and deep Emma is. But now from reading your story, she is even more special. She’s lucky to have you as her mom. And you’re equally lucky to have her as your daughter. You are absolutely surrounded by angels. Those you cannot see or hear…and those who you can see and hear who are all around you and love you so much. Here for you to bounce back. Get your spirits high. And help you love again. Amor…You WILL love and be loved again. Xoxo

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  3. Admirable su valor de compartir su dolor. De transformarlo de una manera tan especial abriendo su corazón para ver y escuchar el mensaje.
    Que cada paso que de la acerque a la felicidad que se merece.

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  4. What a wonderful piece of writing – I cried ….and I smiled because I know you, I know Emma (and Victoria) ….what a wonderful bond the three of you have. I know your pain ,,,, I have experienced it …but I also know that you are so wonderful and so strong and you will come out of this on top. Keep on writing – it helps you and it help others whether we are there now or not – it is so comforting to read your words xxx

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  5. Amor es bien lindo lo que escribiste y Emma es muy special y tiene muchos dones que Dios le a dado es pura y comprende a las personas mira más allá.con fe y esperanza te recuperas ,siempre las cosas pasan por algo. Tu era bella fuerte inteligente y Dios te dará fuerza para salir adelante. Bendiciones .

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  6. Your blog post was beautifully written and very emotional. I truly enjoyed reading. We all know Emma is such a caring, wise and special girl! ❤️❤️❤️❤️️

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  7. What a beautiful story! I instantly got the chills reading your story. WOW! Angels are around us all the time. Listen to them for they speak the truth. You are truly blessed.

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  8. Waleuska, a lovely and moving message and compassionate insights from Emma. She sees the bigger picture. Thanks for being brave enough to share. As Adam says, you are and have always been surrounded by angels. They are around you and supporting you – even if you don’t realize they are there for you – no matter what. In the dark and lonely hours, please know your friends are always a thought or a phone call away. The time you have now IS a gift from the higher power to help you gain perspective and to heal and be open to a better love. Heal first… everyone needs time to heal …. always know you are surrounded by love… draw from it and you will be in the best place to receive love worthy of you. Always here… Sis

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  9. WOW!!!!! Emma put into her special, wise words what we have all been telling you! I am almost in tears myself!! You know that you did, and continue to do, something correct and wonderful by being Emma’s mom!! What a precious, special moment and cherished memory she gave you when you needed it most! Believe all her words. The best is yet to come. I’ll say it again. WOW!!
    All my love,
    Auntie Marla

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  10. Wow !! Amazing . You are lucky to have Emma and she is lucky to have you. Emma is a delightful and special child with wisdom beyond her years. The pain you are going through will lessen with time. You are strong and can forge ahead. You will find happiness and love again. We all learn from our mistakes and become wiser. You can accomplish anything you want to and have so much to offer. You also have the support of family and friends and we are all here for you. Never forget that. Lots of love. 💗
    Rochelle

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