Bringing Closure . . .

Home Inspector with Complete Home Inspections, Inc. TN Lic#050

    Life has a propensity to work itself out and bring closure. For years, I have known that I had a biological brother, one whom I had not seen since the mid 50’s. Although I posted on many adoption forums, nothing ever materialized. Earlier this morning, thoughts migrated in this direction once again and I had plans to re-post on several sites and perhaps hire a professional to dig through the layers of bureaucracy that often shrouded adoptions once children became “The Ward of the State”.
    It is uncanny, in a queer sort of way, how the ebbs and flows of Life intertwine in our lives and the lives of others giving proof that we are all interconnected and when Providence decides that it is time, events happen. About noon, I received a call on a possible match. Perhaps a 1 out of 10,489,748,777 chance. Go figure the odds - pure speculation on my behalf. As the caller went through scenarios and facts, most of what the interested party provided matched what I knew. We decided it was a match.
    For years, I had built up a protective wall that separated this me and life from a past me and life. The flood of emotions that came through at that moment shattered what I thought was an impregnable wall. Like a tempest, the memories that ushered in through those now burst open doors was overwhelming especially when I was sent some of the early photos when David and I were sitting in a crib together. Like some folks who are dyslexic, I see and remember in images and now all those black and white images are starting to get colored in.
    I plan to make a trip to see him real soon as we are both getting older and Life is something not to be taken for granted anymore.

And that my friends, is my 2¢’s worth for this evening.

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Comments (12)

Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

You have me in tears of joy for your reunion TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.  How wonderful for you both to have found one another after all of these years.

Apr 24, 2016 09:50 AM
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Thank you Lisa Von Domek . Today has been quite the emotional roller coaster.

Apr 24, 2016 09:52 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Michael it is amazing that you and your brother have found each other after all these years.  God is Good!!!

Apr 24, 2016 10:00 AM
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Michael-Wow what a heartfelt story. I imagine the reunion will be filled with lots of emotion. So happy for you. 

Apr 24, 2016 10:22 AM
Susan Laxson CRS
Premiere Plus Realty - Naples, FL
Realtor in Naples & Marco Island, FL

Can't wait to hear about your reunion and praying that it is everything you hope it will be. So happy for you!

Apr 24, 2016 10:47 AM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

Michael that is ALOT more than your 2cents worth.  That is a fortune.  Mark

Apr 24, 2016 11:32 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Michael,  I cannot even begin to imagine the joy and excitement you feel. Here's to many tomorrows reunited with your brother. 

Apr 24, 2016 11:41 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Oh I hope it works out to be everything you want it to be for both of you. Your emotions must be on a roller coaster.

Apr 24, 2016 12:36 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Michael. I can't even imagine what it must have been like to carry on the conversation. Hope you both connect very soon.

Apr 24, 2016 07:19 PM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Hi Michael.  Wow, I can't imagine all the different emotions you must be feeling about this upcoming reunion.

Apr 24, 2016 09:54 PM
David Riley

I am so happy we may contact it a long time 60years but we together now. I can't believe it. I can't wait till I see my brother Michael.

Apr 25, 2016 02:09 AM
Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC


After all the years your and your brother are blessed to find each other.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Apr 25, 2016 12:28 PM