The Meeting That Changed My Life Essay

1006 WordsMar 15, 20135 Pages
The Things my Deceased Sister told me First, I must tell you that I had a sister named Cindy. When we were young, people thought we were twins. She was 13 months older then me. About 23 years ago, she was diagnosed with cancer. They gave her 8 months to 5 years to live. She said she was going to prove them wrong and live longer. Well, she did exceed the 5 years by about 6 months. She passed away in October of 1995, at the age of 34. I still miss her and when I heard about a medium from Stroudsburg, who knew things that no one else would know, I called and made arrangements for her to come to my house. Mary Sbat said she didn't want to know anything about me, except my first name, or who I wanted to contact. I never told her that it…show more content…
Her husband told her he didn't want any rugrats and told her to have an abortion. No one knows this but my immediate family, my parents and oldest sister. Cindy wanted to let me know that the baby is with her and it is a girl. Cindy also wanted to know if I was happy with my job and my life. I told her no and Mary said that Cindy said it was time for me to go to college and get a degree. I was to think about what I wanted to do and get my degree. So I decided to enroll at LCCC. Then Mary said that Cindy was happy that I was wearing some of her jewelry. Mary said that Cindy talked about a bracelet. I thought about it and said I didn't have any of her bracelets. Mary told me that Cindy was laughing at me for saving the hospital bracelet that I saved from my surgery that I had the year before. That was my first surgery I had in my 48 years and I wanted a momento from it. Cindy also let me know that a distant cousin's wife, Cathy, fits right into our family. Cindy had never met Cathy. Cathy is now the organist at my Church, so I get to talk with her every Sunday. Cathy volunteered to take me for my surgery that day. I told Cathy that Cindy likes her and Cathy said she never met Cindy. She's glad that Cindy approves of her. Cathy had tears in her eyes when she said this. Cindy also let Mary know that she is honored that I decided to grow my hair long in memory of her. But if I want to cut it, it's ok with her. She had long brownish hair before she lost it all to
Open Document