Angels or Imaginary Friends?
I want to write this story first before I do any searches or consulting. I want you to get the bare facts. So here it goes:
I told you previously about this episode. Aidyn woke up in the middle of the night crying because he said he was never going to see me again. I reassured him, but in the pit of my stomach I felt sick. It was still in the pit of my stomach when I dropped Aidyn off with his grandma. As we were leaving I confided in my best friend, and she promptly replied that we should pray. So pray we did. She prayed that God would protect him and send his angels to keep him safe. She prayed that he would protect his eyes, ears, and heart. That he would not be exposed to anything he was not suppose to see or hear. That he would be physical and mentally safe while he was away.
I had a calming feeling immediately.
Fast forward to the day I picked him up. Immediately he started talking about his friends Jack and Jeremy. I thought they were some friends he met in Omaha while visiting his dad. His Grandma told me that he just started talking about them, and we laughed and called them his “imaginary friends.” He told me they lived in a “Video house”. I figured it was something he seen on tv.
As the week has gone by, Aidyn has talked more and more about Jack and Jeremy. I decided to ask him questions. For every question he has a response. He doesn’t even have to think about it, he just answers. I’ve written down some of his responses.
Are they big people or kids?
They are big people. They are big like daddy.
What do they look like?
They have dark hair, like you and me!
Where do you see them?
I see them at our house in Minnesota. They just play with me.
What do they wear? (I kid you not this was his response!)
(laughing) They wear dresses! (more laughing)
Are they mean or nice?
They are nice. They are my friends.
Are they here right now?
Not right now, they are at their video house. They come to our house in Minnesota.
What do they say to you?
They tell me when I got in trouble for messing up the toys. They say they forgive me.
After our conversation I remembered something my cousin had said. After hearing about Jack and Jeremy she said “Maybe they are angels.” Then it hit me. All of it fell into place. None of this is made up- all of it is real. I’ve heard about stories where angels talk to people, but have often times doubted it. I have experienced “signs” from God. I have experienced him guiding me or talking to my heart, but nothing like this. I 100% believe that they are angels. I don’t know how to explain this feeling, but it blows my mind.
I want to end by saying that I believe that God is the all mighty. I DO NOT believe that angels are a substitute for my creator. I do not pray to angels, but merely think they are a tool from God. I believe that they are fighting a war for him, and these two particular angels were sent to protect my son.
What are your opinions? Any information you can give me would be helpful! Any experiences with this?
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Angels or Imaginary Friends?