Monday, November 1, 2010


Thirteen years ago I taught this sweet young girl in kindergarten.
Last week she lost her three year battle with cancer.
My prayers and thoughts are with her family.

Just a short two months ago she was doing better.
But . . the lord called her home before anyone was ready.

ALBION — The best wishes are made possible with the help of family, friends, and even strangers.

Amber Liese, 18, of Albion, has been battling cancer for three years and has been involved with Make-A-Wish for just as long. Her wish was to have her bedroom, which she shares with her sister, Valerie, 20, made over with new furniture and a whole new look.

That wish was granted in August when the new room was unveiled.

Read her Make-a-Wish story here.


amanda + daniel said...

So sorry to hear this news, Mom.

Crickit said...

I am so sorry to hear about Amber. I will be praying for her family during this very difficult time.

dee dee said...

Ohhhhh I'm so sorry to hear this. It is always sad when someone so young is called "home". I just lost a friend from college two weeks ago. I am so thankful that she was able to get her wish! My nephew had his wish granted last year, a trip to Disney! I know that these wishes mean as much to the receiver as they do to those that love them. I have lifted up a prayer... dee dee

Christine said...

This is a wonderful tribute to your sweet,former student.
Someday... someday cancer will be a thing of the past!

Dayle ~ A Collection of Days said...

What a beautiful girl. Life can be so unfair; I can't imagine losing my child. But heaven is much sweeter with each passing.

Betsy Brock said...

Oh, I'm so sorry. :( What a beautiful girl...I'll pray for her young!

Holly said...

I'm so sorry for your loss, what a beautiful girl and what a honor that you were able to be a part of her life for a short time.

Beth said...

What a sad post. I'm sure you're heartbroken. How kind of you to honor her this way.

Diana Ferguson said...

Beautiful young girl!! Will lift her family and friends up in prayer.

Just a little something from Judy said...

I am so sorry to hear about this pretty young girl. My heart aches for her dear family.

Your life touched hers in a special way as her teacher, and I am sure it must be difficult for you too.