A 38-Year-Old Mother Loses Her Battle with Cancer. Her Self-Written Obituary Is Going INSANELY Viral – CHECK IT OUT!

Let’s start by saying cancer is a monster. This 38-year-old mother was battling the monster for years when it decided to finally send her to heaven. You can tell after reading her obit, that she was a fun-loving comedian..and we just love every bit of this piece. Please share this if someone you know is battling the awful disease.

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Sonia Todd was a mother of two young children. When she was only 38 years old she passed away after a terrible battle with cancer. As her death became inevitable she decided that she would write her own eulogy. She explained that people usually have depressing eulogies or are over praised. So she would write it herself…

My name is Sonia Todd, and I died of cancer at the age of 38. I decided to write my own obituary because they are usually written in a couple of different ways that I just don’t care for. Either, family or friends gather together, and list every minor accomplishment from cradle to grave in a timeline format, or they try and create one poetic last stanza about someone’s life that is so glowing one would think the deceased had been the living embodiment of a deity.

I don’t like the timeline format because, let’s face it, I never really accomplished anything of note. Other than giving birth to my two wonderful, lovable, witty and amazing sons (James and Jason), marrying my gracious, understanding and precious husband (Brian), and accepting the Lord Jesus Christ as my personal savior – I have done very little. None of which requires obit space that I have to shell out money for.

He candor is amazing as she explains what she feels in noteworthy in her life. She then explains her role in the world.

The truth, or my version of it, is this: I just tried to do the best I could. Sometimes I succeeded, most of the time I failed, but I tried. For all of my crazy comments, jokes and complaints, I really did love people. The only thing that separates me from anyone else is the type of sin each of us participated in. I didn’t always do the right thing or say the right thing and when you come to the end of your life those are the things you really regret, the small simple things that hurt other people.

As she explains why she is at peace she mixes humor with some really beautiful logic.

Besides there are some benefits to dying youngish, for example, I still owe on my student loans and the jokes on them cuz I’m not paying them. Plus, I am no longer afraid of serial killers, telemarketers or the IRS. I don’t have to worry about wrinkles or the ozone layer and/or hide from the news during election season.

Some folks told me that writing my own obituary was morbid, but I think it is great because I get a chance to say thank you to all the people who helped me along the way. Those who loved me, assisted me, cared for me, laughed with me and taught me things so that I could have a wonderful, happy life. I was blessed beyond measure by knowing all of you. That is what made my life worthwhile.

She finished with a list. Here is what she wants you to do in her honor.

If you think of me, and would like to do something in honor of my memory do this:

– Volunteer at a school, church or library.

– Write a letter to someone and tell them how they have had a positive effect on your life.

– If you smoke – quit.

– If you drink and drive – stop.

– Turn off the electronics and take a kid out for ice cream and talk to them about their hopes and dreams.

– Forgive someone who doesn’t deserve it.

– Stop at all lemonade-stands run by kids and brag about their product.

– Make someone smile today if it is in your power to do so.


 

11 Comments on A 38-Year-Old Mother Loses Her Battle with Cancer. Her Self-Written Obituary Is Going INSANELY Viral – CHECK IT OUT!

  1. That was a very good writing thr one thing I noticed that made your life worth living, and that you accepted Christ as your Saiour and by now you know that was the best any person for now you are with. God in heaven and according to God’S word. You will never hurt again nor be afraid again or any distress for being with Gon makes it all worth while. Love being with your love ones that may have passed away for God. Will take care of you from now on to the end of time. Your
    Joy and happiness will never end. Your life now will all be filled with love and happiness.

  2. That was a very good writing thr one thing I noticed that made your life worth living, and that you accepted Christ as your Saiour and by now you know that was the best any person for now you are with. God in heaven and according to God’S word. You will never hurt again nor be afraid again or any distress for being with Gon makes it all worth while. Love being with your love ones that may have passed away for God. Will take care of you from now on to the end of time. Your
    Joy and happiness will never end. Your life now will all be filled with love and happiness. I did

  3. There is not much to add, as I agree with you on her wise choice in accepting and loving God. Jesus was Gods physical form just like we are in a physical form now. But we also have spiritual bodies and we also have souls, and like God, we will utilize all three before Judgment. Thanks JC crews for saying it all.

  4. So thankful to hear that Sonia accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord & savior before she died. She sounds like the type of person we need more of in our churches today — not the slick, pretentious preachers & “perfect” people who clean themselves up well on Sunday but are not really living the way God instructs us to. It is heartbreaking that she died so young, but what a great reunion she will have with her kids & family if they follow her lead & ask Jesus into their own hearts someday. <3

  5. I AM GLAD SHE ACCEPTED JESUS AS HER SAVIOR I AM 81 AND I ACCEPTED HIM WHEN I WAS 23 BUT I ACTUALLY MADE JESUS LORD OF MY LIFE LATER ON. I ENJOYED HER COMENTS. SO VERY NICE. I DON’T LIKE TO SEE ANYBODY LEAVE THIS WORLD WHEN THEY ARE YOUNG ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY HAVE TWO YOUNG SONS. BUT SHE IS HAPPY WHERE SHE IS AT. GOD BLESS

  6. Thank you Sonia’s family for sharing her thoughts with everyone. What an insightful young person. Although it is so sad that she doesn’t get to see grown men and grandbabies, she is at peace, not suffering and with her Savior. What an inspiration!

  7. Beautiful, all of it. But yes most importantly she made Jesus her Lord and Savior. No more tears, pain or fear. She was instantly greeted by Jesus and other loved ones and friends that they too, gave there life to the Lord. Oh what a Glorious Day! ❤️🙏😘

  8. What a great idea. Writing your own obituary! She sounded like a person I would have liked very much. She has given me the idea, and I just might do the same and write mine. I’d better get on it, as I just turned 72. Lol!

  9. I could feel the love and true memories jumping out to touch my heart. Not sad, but an empty spot here on earth, that a pillar of strength, love, wisdom, but most of all grace thru her love of Christ, gave me to keep in the small pocket on the left side of my heart, that I will carry and open, every time I thing my life has gotten to hard to handle. I thank you and Jesus for showing me you life in words of a true mother, wife, and now friend to all who are seeing her life’s message to her family first, and they her life’s family like me. I didn’t know you before today, but I will for the rest of my days. Bless you, dear mother, friend and wife to those that knew you first. Bless you Much and give you piece. You made my days. Just me, gv

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