On September 3, 2008, Brad passed away five months ago to the day. We still have moments from time to time but shortly after his passing God did give the family some dreams to help heal and show his marvelous love for us. Our hope is that when you read these dreams you will see how Holy Spirit comforts and confirms that the righteous are truly loved and taken care of in the marvelous, illuminating light and love of the eternal God. God assured us that Brad was in heaven and having a BLAST!!!!! WOW!
New Dreams Added -Update 10-14-09
These two dreams came to Wendy and Jodie on the same night. Pretty remarkable when you think about it. What an amazing God we have.
I dreamed that the “O” was all spending time together and someone looked over and said, “LOOK!” We all looked & there was a large Egyptian-looking tomb with steps leading up out of it. We saw a man’s figure walking out of it. I looked closer and said, “THAT’S BRAD!” He was wearing khaki shorts and his green island shirt he used to wear on the cruises. He was smiling and walking towards us. We all stared stunned, of course.
He walked up to me and smiled real big and said, “Hi Pook!” I said, “HI!” He hugged me real big. We felt such love for each other but it was like a very special brother-sister type of love. He looked at Chris and said, “Hey guy! How’s it going for you two?” Chris looked dumbfounded and said, “It’s going great!” Brad laughed and playfully said, “That’s awesome! I’m very happy for you! And hey, why don’t you wipe that silly look off your face!” We all started to laugh. He knew we were in shock, he was just being funny…like Brad!
I looked over at Bill and he had his phone out video taping everything. He had started videoing the minute he saw Brad walking out of the tomb. He said, “I want all of this documented as proof for people to see!” I said, “Hurry everyone! Hug him before he has to leave! He probably can’t stay long!” Brad said, “Actually I got a 3-day pass! I get to stay and visit for 3 days.” I said, “Really?! You can do that?!” He laughed and said, “Yes I can. I missed all of you and requested it, so here I am.” We were all so excited. He took turns spending time with each individual member of the “O”, talking privately with Mom, with Jas, with Jo, with Bill. He played with Mollee and told her how big she had gotten & how beautiful she was.
He looked around and said, “Where’s Caleb?” I said, “OH! He’s taking a nap inside! C’mon let’s surprise him!” Brad smiled so big, excited to see him. We walked into a dark room and I said, “Wait out here!” I went in & told Caleb, “Hey Bud, wake up! I have someone that wants to see you.” Caleb sat up and rubbed his eyes. Brad walked in and smiled SO big. He stretched out his arms and said, “TA-DA!!!!” Then sat down by Caleb on the bed. Caleb looked at him in disbelief, then he started to cry and wrapped his arms around Brad in a big hug. They hugged for a long time.
Later that night, I told Chris, “Do you think he’s really still here?!” We went to check and Brad was laying on the floor, asleep, on a pallet. I touched him and said, “Brad…are you asleep?” He blinked and said, “Yeah what’s up?” I said, “I was just making sure you were still here..and not…gone again.” He smiled & said, “No Pook…I’m here for 2 more days.”
A few days later we were at church after Brad had gone back to Heaven. I was taking Bill’s phone around to person after person showing them the video saying, “LOOK! Heaven is SO real! Your loved ones are ALIVE! You will see them again!”
This was a wonderful, LIFE-LIKE dream. It was SO good to see Brad!
Jodie’s Dream 10-14-09
I cant tell you how this has blessed me. I had been thinking about him alot lately and talking to God about how much I missed him. Night before last I dreamed I was walking along side a river. It was Spring time and I was taking real deep breaths of air because the smell of flowers was so strong. Birds were chirping. I could feel the grass under my bare feet. When I stopped to look at the water I heard grass crunching like someone walking up behind me. I turned around and it was Brad. He was walking kinda slow and was grinning from ear to ear…lol….I can still see it. I said in excitment,”Brad! Oh my Gosh!” I began to cry and as he approached me he put his hand up in a manor to say “hold on a minute”…and he said, “Now whats that all about, Sis???” I said, “Brad I’ve just missed you so much..we all have! I cant believe Im standing here talking to you…I wish everyone was here!” He put his hand on my arm and said,”Sis, I have so much love…I feel so much love…like I’ve never felt before.” I smiled and said,”I am so happy for you Brad.” He looked down a minute as if he heard something and then looked right up into my eyes. He said,”Jo….that’s what its about…Love. That’s what it was all about….Love….”
….Then I woke up….I knew right away what “it” was. The whole process of why he went to Heaven and didnt stay. It was so awesome and I have such peace about the whole thing. I didnt know I needed it, but I have it now! lol….
JODIE’S DREAM ABOUT BRAD
I was walking into a house I had never been in before but was somehow familiar…As soon as I opened the front door and stepped inside I heard Brad laugh and it startled me! I started toward the door I thought I heard him in and he walked passed the door way with a platter in his hands. As he walked by he was smiling and talking to someone sitting at a table. I wanted to go in, but couldn’t. I thought inside,”But I want to talk to him! I want him to know I’m here!” He looked up from the table toward me and said, “In time, but not right now.” He turned and kept talking to whoever he was visiting with…
MOLLEE’S DREAM ABOUT BRAD (As told by Jo)
I woke her up this morning for school and she turned her face into the pillow and said, “No I’m not through yet…!” I knew she was still in dream mode……she opened her eyes and looked at me and smiled and said…”Uncle Brad is proud of me..” I said “huh?” She said Uncle Brad told me he was so proud of me for making right choices….I said,”Did you dream about Uncle Brad?” and she said,”Yes! and you woke me up and I wasn’t through!” I said,”what was he doing?” she said, “I didn’t see him but I could smell him and hear him…” Wahhhhhhh…. OH! and she said he was holding my hand!
Bill’s Dream About Brad
I walked up to a door that was shut. I knew Brad was in there. I pushed open the door a slight bit and peeked in. I saw Brad lying on the left side of the room in a hospital bed with his head and feet pointed away from us. Someone came and placed a mattress that just fit the doorway opening so we couldn’t go in or see much. I did see a bright light that was coming in through an east facing window. It shone on Brad brightly. We tried to see him two or three more times but he was gone.
Wendy’s Dream About Brad
Early this morning I dreamed that my phone rang. I looked at it and it said “Pook calling”. (Which was Brad’s name in my phone). I stared at it in disbelief & started trembling. I answered & said “Hello?” Brad said, “Hey Baby, it’s me!” I was completely stunned & said “Wow. Hi.” He said, “Listen, I only have a minute but I wanted to tell you that it’s glorious here!! No words could ever describe it!” I was still in such shock. I said, “Really?!” He said, “Oh yes…and Baby, it’s true. When you get here, there is a schooling. Some people get here and they think they know truth, but they don’t.” Then he said with such excitement, “But, when I got here.. I KNEW! I knew truth! What I knew WAS TRUE! Don’t ever wonder, Babe, because it’s TRUE!” I said, “How did you call me?!” He laughed & said, “I have no idea. They just said you had sent me a couple of text messages and that it would be good for you to hear from me.” (Twice at moments I missed Brad so much I sent him a text just to see his name in my inbox) I said, “I love you so much & I miss you!” He said, “I love you too…and I’ll see you soon! I have to go now.” I said, “Ok.” Then he said, “OH WAIT!” He chuckled like he was tickled about something & said, “Tell Mom…” and he started singing “The sun’ll come out tomorrow…” As he sang it faded out until I couldn’t hear him anymore.
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I hope you have seen a side of God that you didn’t know before. He truly is LOVE and not only LOVE but ETERNAL LOVE!