Love is Stronger than Death

Awoken in the dead of the night while a loved family member is overseas is a fear we all have. Safe travels and a safe return home is the hope that we all have when wishing our loved ones a bon voyage. For Kate Fitzsimons, waving her sister off to Thailand was an average mundane activity. Never in a million years did she think of the worst. That was until she got a chilling phone call in the middle of the night informing her that her sister, Nicole, would never be returning home to Australia. At the young age of only 24, Nicole Fitzsimons had been killed in a tragic motorbike accident.

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Put Your Hearts Up

I’ve heard it said that people come into our lives for a reason bringing something we must learn and we are led to those who help us most, to grow if we let them and we help them in return
Well, I don’t know if I believe that’s true but I know I’m who I am today because I knew you… – Wicked,

As the lyrics to one of my favourite songs say, people come into our lives for specific reasons. Whether they are positive or negative, they are there for a purpose. They step in to teach you lessons about life and even yourself. You’re often completely unaware of the wisdom that has been bestowed upon you, however it’s there. Each person who walks into your life adds a layer to you. They add substance. 

Normally at first glance, I am unable to tell the significance of a person when they walk into my life. Yet, as soon as Kate Fitzsimons presented herself I knew it was because I was about to receive a life long lesson.

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