Our Overwhelming Chaos

Is My Family Destroyed?

Has my promise and my battle destroyed my family?

I dialed the phone early this morning. We have not spoke with our eldest son since the developments that have happened in my battle for Justice For Jonathan. I listened as the screams of, "It's your fault" and "you are ruining our name" was yelled in the phone directly in my ear.

I awoke my wife and explained what just happened. My son hates me, my daughter hates me and my own father doesn't speak to me anymore.

Should I have let what happened to little Jonathan just go?

My wife reminded me of my promise that I made to Jonathan 3 years ago to seek justice in his death no matter what. She reminded me that I have always been a man of my word and that she stands behind me too.

I had made the call to my son because I had just received an email from a reporter from the St Louis Post Dispatch. He has been following my fight and wants to speak with me. My son lives in St Louis and I wanted him prepared for what he may see in the newspaper. I want the story to be accurate and not the lies and deception others may give. My son wants no stories at all, but he doesn't realize the story will be there one way or the other. I know his girlfriend, who is pregnant with a granddaughter for us, reads all my works.

Please tell him I am not here to destroy him or his image. Please tell him that his sister needs to awake to the manipulation that David Olson is using to make her believe that he did nothing wrong.

Olson said Jonathan "fell" in the shower and he did not seek help. He instead kept taking his shower for another 1/2 hour or more while my dear Grandson crawled to the back of the tub. For some reason, my daughter has been brainwashed by this "freak" into believing this was an accident. She was pregnant at the time by Olson and has returned to the manipulation and deceit and has taken my little Elijah with her.

Our "screwed up" child protective services and justice system will not pull Eli out of this danger.

Will this ever end?

Will my daughter awaken to her bad choices? She has grown "cold" to us as have other family members and some "friends".

Who do I trust anymore?

I trust my wife and I trust God. My wife feels God has led me in this battle thus far and will lead me the rest of the way.

Didn't Jesus speak about such things?

Lines have been drawn and I am finding there is no middle ground as some think there is. There is only good and evil; nothing in between.

To all that read this and want to offer your "free" advice. Please consider what you say and pray before you do. Yes, I have slipped a couple times through this battle and didn't pray before I acted, but so have many others.

I WILL NOT REMOVE THE SIGN FROM MY TRUCK!

God doesn't want me to.

Jonathan deserves justice and I will keep seeking that justice!

To my daughter: this song says it all--I love you, but please wake up!

© 2010 Greg Boudonck

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fred allen 6 years ago from Myrtle Beach SC

My heart breaks for you. Words can not bring you the healing you seek. Not even the words "The jury finds the defendant GUILTY". I would never presume to know how you are feeling or that I could give adequate counsel to direct you or ease the pain, I will instead, pray.

Father God, as one who watched in horror as your own son was tortured and killed, please bring peace to the heart of this man. Only You are able to restore the joy of living that once was his. Only you can bring this family back together. You see his broken heart and Jesus came to bind up the broken hearted. I know that You do all things well. This is Your beloved. Show him the way. Amen


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G-Ma Johnson 6 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

The storm is always greatest just before it ends.

"God always gives the best to those who leave the choice to Him"

"If anyone speaks badly of you, live so that none will believe it"

"Do what you can, for who you can with what you have, and where you are."

Wishing your day be filled with Love and Peace...and Happy Father's Day my dear...my prayers as always...G-Ma :O) Hugs


the truth 6 years ago

UMM with all these people not like you I mean your family and all should tell you something yeah i am shit think about it man maybe you push everyone one aways just saying


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Froggy213 6 years ago from On A Mountain In Puerto Rico Author

To Fred and Gma--thank you

To the person going by the truth--you need help, serious help!

Read your Bible--it is first God and Jesus I will trust and most of my family do back me, it is those who don't know Jesus that have issues.

I have a strong feeling you are either Olson,his girlfriend or Amy. Be sure that if anything happens to Eli, you all will have to answer!


Okie Girl 6 years ago

Jonathan deserves justice and you are seeking that justice! Another baby could be harmed if you give up the fight! I am proud of you . If this crime had of happened anywhere in Oklahoma, both of them would of been in jail from day one and in prison shortly after. Alot of things are wrong with my State but thank God proscuting child killers is not one of the things we do wrong here!


Okie Girl 6 years ago

OKC mother arrested in child's death

By The Associated Press

Published: 7/30/2008 5:33 PM

Last Modified: 7/30/2008 5:33 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY -- An Oklahoma City woman has been arrested on accusations that she allowed child abuse in the death of her daughter.

Elizabeth Nicole Guerrero was jailed Wednesday on a complaint of first-degree murder by permitting child abuse.

The 27-year-old woman is the mother of 2-year-old Liliana Rebecca Rodriguez, who was severely beaten at an Oklahoma City motel. The girl died from those injuries July 20 at a local hospital.

Guerrero's boyfriend, 32-year-old Herman Bailon, was arrested July 19 after police questioned him about the girl's injuries.

Police sought an arrest warrant for Guerrero after learning she left her three children with Bailon even though she knew he had been violent with Liliana in the past

Read more from this Tulsa World article at http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?articl...


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Pastor_Walt 6 years ago from Jefferson City, Tennessee

Thanks for sharing this -I know it wasn't easy! God bless.

Rom 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.


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lorlie6 6 years ago from Bishop, Ca

Your personal nightmare is a lonely one, Froggy, but you made a promise to that dear little boy, and you are keeping it.

I commend you.


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Froggy213 6 years ago from On A Mountain In Puerto Rico Author

The best thing happened: my son who yelled just called with a Happy Fathers Day and apologized for his "bad day".

Thank you Father God.


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FeniqueS 6 years ago from Home

Those so called 'Friends' that turned against you are Not friends at all. A promise is a Promise No matter What may come. Stand your Ground. We Stand with you.

His Blessings Abound within, around and through out every day you wake, walk and talk with Him.

PS: I Love Brooks & Dunn


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Granny's House 6 years ago from Older and Hopefully Wiser Time

Froggy, that man needs to be stopped! He doesn't even deserve being called a man, I'm sorry. I would be doing the same if I were in yur shoes. When will he be stopped, when he kills another child?


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fred allen 6 years ago from Myrtle Beach SC

Happy Fathers day Froggy. 1 day late but sincerely happy piece by piece God is restoring.

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