Edited Version by Marie Seltenrych
MESSAGE TO MY CHILDREN
By Susanna C. Mahoney
Copyright © 2010
Susanna C. Mahoney on Smashwords
Message To My Children
Listen to the Message
Copyright © 2010 by Susanna C. Mahoney
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Eileen and her brother Michael were orphaned as teenagers. Their parents were killed by a drunk driver, who was speeding and did not see the other car until it was too late. The crash was devastating to the teens. The two teenagers did not have any family living, except a grandmother on their mother’s side of the family. The teens remember infrequently visiting their grandmother. Mother told them that grandmother was a widow, her husband their grandfather died of heartache, years ago.
Eileen remembers as toddlers one time of traveling through mother’s home town and they stop to visit her grandmother. When they pulled up in front of the home they observed a tall striking woman staring at the car. She was tall and bony, had small glistening eyes, a pinched face, and tight lips, and was dressed in all black. She was holding a small black book, decorated with golden edges. She looks directly at them, appearing to be looking through them. They all hesitantly walked on to the porch. Standing in front of her; she looked at the children spoke to them in a quiet controlled, strict tone of voice stating to the mother,