An Unexpected Loss

Alex and I were getting ready this morning. We were just about to leave to drop him off at work when we received a phone call from Alex's mom. In between tears she told us that her brother, Alex's uncle, had passed away. We were obviously shocked. We're not sure what happened. No one was expecting anything like this to happen...does anyone ever expect this?

We decided that Alex should get down to Miami right away to be with his family. I can only imagine the pain that they must all be feeling. It breaks my heart...

The only comfort is in knowing that he is with the Lord now. When Alex and I were talking earlier he said that he is grateful to Charlie for introducing their family to Christ. It was at his urging that they began to attend church. They all were saved in that process and now Alex is following God instead of the world. I'm thankful to Charlie for being faithful to share with his family. Although I mourn the fact that he is not with us anymore, I rejoice that he is with God now. Death is not victorious.

[Charlie, Patty, Istvan, MariaTe, and Abuelita Teresa on
Patty & Istvan's wedding day last May]

Please be praying for Alex while he is in Miami the next few days and for his family during this time. Thank you. 

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