I Was Able To Contact My Grandparents Through A Medium And I Did Not Receive Closure

I Was Able To Contact My Grandparents Through A Medium And I Did Not Receive Closure

It only made me want more of them.

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In a previous article, I wrote about being a skeptic until I sat down with a Medium. In that article, I really only touched on losing my skepticism. I failed to talk about what happened after my doubts were dissolved.

When a Medium contacts the spirit world they can't see everything, at least the medium I saw couldn't. She could tell us the age range, gender, some personality traits, and sometimes how recent the passing was. It was a lot of bits and pieces that I had to put together.

At first, it started cloudily, but eventually, the pieces started to come together. She was talking about my grandpa and grandma. It is honestly strange typing those words I was only seven when they passed so I don't really remember calling them grandpa or grandma.

It has been so long since I have seen them or spoke to them I was stunned when the Medium contacted them. At first, as I said previously, I was skeptical. The facts were pretty generic to me. Then they started to get more specific. She was able to name things that were specific to them.

The reading became a conversation and the Medium became the translator. I got everything I came for from the appointment, except for closure. Although I don't think I went for closure. Most people would think since I was so young at their passing times that closure would be a big thing for me, but it wasn't.

I mean of course I would want closure, but I think I already had it even before the meeting with the Medium. I don't know how, but I just did. Even though I didn't need closure I thought the meeting would bring reassurance that I didn't.

Instead of reassurance, I received the need for more. I wanted to keep going, I needed more, and I still need more. I wanted to keep talking to them and hearing about them. Hopefully, in the future, I can see the Medium again. Maybe I'll receive the more I need or maybe it will be a never ending cycle of wanting more.

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To The Grandmothers Who Made Us The Women We Are Today

Sincerely, the loving granddaughters.
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The relationship between a grandmother and her granddaughter is something so uniquely special and something to be treasured forever.

Your grandma loves you like you are her own daughter and adores you no matter what. She is the first person you run to when you have a problem with your parents and she never fails to grace you with the most comforting advice.

She may be guilty of spoiling you rotten but still makes sure to stress the importance of being thankful and kind.

Your grandma has most likely lived through every obstacle that you are experiencing now as a young adult and always knows just exactly what to say.

She grew up in another generation where things were probably much harder for young women than they are today.

She is a walking example of perseverance, strength, and grace who you aim to be like someday.

Your grandma teaches you the lessons she had to learn the hard way because she does not want you to make the same mistakes she did when she was growing up.

Her hugs never fail to warm your heart, her smile never fails to make you smile, and her laugh never fails to brighten your day.

She inspires you to be the best version of yourself that you can be.

You only hope that one day you can be the mother and grandmother she was to you.

A piece of girl’s heart will forever belong to her grandma that no one could ever replace.

She is the matriarch of your family and is the glue that holds you all together.

Grandmothers play such an important role in helping their granddaughters to grow into strong, intelligent, kind women.

She teaches you how to love and how to forgive.

Without the unconditional love of your grandma, you would not be the woman you are today.

To all of the grandmothers out there, thank you for being you.

Sincerely,

the loving granddaughters

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A Letter To My Grandma Before We Say Goodbye

There are some things I want you to know before you go...

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Dear Mom-Mom,

I want you to know a few things before it's time for us to say goodbye— most importantly that I love you! I may not have shown that when I was younger and said some mean things, but that was then and this is now. I have and always will love you. You have always shown me unconditional love, and nothing can ever compare. I am sorry for the fight we had when I was younger and compared you to my other grandma because you are just as wonderful and I love you just as much. I never want you to think I don't love you because I always have and always will love you.

Thank you. Thank you for always looking after me and giving me all that you could offer. I still remember when I was younger and would go to your house after school every Friday and order that gross pizza you and I both hated, but Pop loved it. We would play all night until mom and dad came to get me. Thank you. Thank you for taking me out to buy toys or to eat at my favorite places. You always made sure I was at my happiest. I love you.

You are so strong. Remember when they told you, you didn't have that much longer to live. You only had a couple of years. That was my first birthday. You told them to let you out to right now to celebrate and they listened. But you didn't listen to them when they told you that you only had so much longer. You showed them. Here you are, 19 years later still showing them that those couple of years meant nothing, and they don't know what they're talking about. You are the strongest woman I know, and I am humbled to call you my grandmother. I love you.

Even right now, with all you are going through, you continue to show them they're wrong. You continue to keep living your life and not letting the doctors bring you down. You determine when it's time. You will never change. You still are always offering me food when I am over, cracking jokes and, of course, still being your feisty self. No matter what you go through, you always come out your strong, feisty self. You are amazing. I aspire to be you one day. Raising a family of four kids then taking in two more because that's the type of person you are. You are generous, kind hearted, funny and wonderful. There is no way I can come close to being as wonderful as you, but I can and will try. I love you.

It hurts me to think that days with you are slowly coming to an end, but that doesn't mean it's goodbye forever. I know you will always be by my side. I am so grateful for that. I am grateful for everything you have done for me. I know you will always look down on me to ensure I am being my best self and never lose sight of what is important. Keep pushing through and being the strong woman you are. I love you so much.

Love,

Emily

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