ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

A Letter From Mom

Updated on September 10, 2011
Froggy213 profile image

In 2007, Greg's 23 month old Grandson was killed. At that point, he found a need to write about his family, crime, and local issues.


All right, I am ready; bring on the straight-jackets. Some of you are apt to think that way after reading this hub. So be it, as long as every one of my children and their mates read this, you can do whatever you like with me.

This morning, after I arrived home from work, guess who was waiting for me in our bedroom? Yep, Mom. She told me that she was in wait until I was in the right frame of mind. We talked and hugged and talked some more. I cried and Jonda comforted me; both her and the Holy Spirit.

Before I will be able to sleep today after working all night, Jonda made me promise to write this to all of you. You are all on Facebook, so she knows you will all read this. I promised my love that I would write it, and never will I ever again go against a promise I made to Jonda.'

Read on, I am typing, but Mom is speaking:

Click thumbnail to view full-size

I Am Alive!

My children, my beautiful children; know that I am watching. I love you and want the very best for every one of you. This includes all of you, girlfriends, boyfriends, and extended children; you all know who you are.

I am having Greg write this for one reason and one reason only!

I have a question for all of you: Do you want to see me again? I want to see you here with me; all of you. I stayed there on Earth waiting for the right time that I know your Dad would be prepared. I would have much rather been home with Jesus, but my worry for all of you has kept me here.

Your Dad made the decision a long time ago and every one of you children followed in his steps and accepted Jesus

Without singling any of you out, I must say it is time to reaffirm your trust and faith in God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Go to church kids; if only you realized what church did for your Dad and me. Sure, there will be people at every church that are fake, but there are those that are real. Get with your sweethearts right now and pray about it.

In our later years, your Dad and I prayed a lot. We prayed about everything, there is nothing to little or big; after all, it is God we are talking about here.

You know kids, I wanted to talk about this more with you all before I left, but I just didn't know how. I should have just spit it out; your Dad too! Well we are both spitting it out now.

Manny, Amy and Amy; you know that your Dad goes to a great church and he would just love to have you all sitting next to him. Please go and spend time with your Dad before he comes back to me.

Ok, you should have got all that, it's real simple and we will all be together forever. I have one other thing:

You boys better get married! I have waited long enough!

I love you and know that I am still alive and there are many people waiting for me as I will be waiting for you. Now Greg, please tell me to go to Jesus.


Kids, I just asked your mom to go to Jesus. I felt a relief and sorrow.

I have cried so much in the last 2 hours, last night's thunderstorms were nothing.

I wrote what my love wanted me to write to all of you. I am going to share it once, so I think that it is up to you to make sure your brother or sister sees it.

I love all of you kids. That goes for all of you,there are probably hundreds out there Jonda and I could claim are our kids.

© G.L. Boudonck


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • Froggy213 profile imageAUTHOR

      Greg Boudonck 

      7 years ago from Returned to an Isla Del Sol - Puerto Rico Will Rise Strong

      Thanks revivor--I think that is Casting Crowns best song

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      amazing write and a beautiful song (gave it the full five minutes - truly moving!!) thanks froggy

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      keep writing greg, you are awesome!

    • Froggy213 profile imageAUTHOR

      Greg Boudonck 

      7 years ago from Returned to an Isla Del Sol - Puerto Rico Will Rise Strong

      Another wow moment! My tears are blinding me--thank you my Welish friend--thank you--yes you can call me by my real name anytime. I love ya sis

    • Eiddwen profile image


      7 years ago from Wales

      I didn't know your name was Greg so can I call you that rather than froggy ?

      Do I think that you are mad ???

      100% NO !!

      You are a sensitive and caring person who is grieving for a beautiful little boy and your soulmate Jonda.

      You are reacting to this 'visit' exactly as you should do !!

      We need to grieve but we also need to let go !!

      You will never get over your loss but you will learn to live with it, which is exactly what you are doing !

      Our loved ones need us to let go for the exact reasons that Jonda told you !!

      She doesn't want you to torture yourself !!

      When I have days like you I can imagine my sister Val getting upset because she had such a nice gentle personality but I can imagine my daughter Erin saying "Get a grip on yourself Mam, for goodness sake !!"

      then she would give me a big hug before telling me how much she loved me. So we never lose them do we ??

      They are happy and pain free which is what they want us to be also.

      This is a beautiful story and your caring, loving nature shines through with each word that you write.

      You are doing great Greg,

      Take care my friend,


    • profile image

      Deb Tilton 

      7 years ago

      That was beautiful Greg. You know, God has a way of bringing our loved ones back to us, and I'm so glad he did for you. You may have many dreams also, Jonda was such a beautiful lady. God bless you all.

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      Two thumbs up mate:0)

      tell it like it is..yep you nuts, nuts for Jesus and thats coming from your fello nut in jesus!!!!

      Great hub!!!

      Mike :0)

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      Wow...what a wonderful was so hard to see because of the tears in my eyes. May God bless you and your family. (((big hug)))

    • G-Ma Johnson profile image

      Merle Ann Johnson 

      7 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      That must have been a wonderful moment for you...My tears were with you as I read this...God Bless You...:O) Hugs G-Ma


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)