Tuesday, August 18, 2009

What a Beautiful Thing Love is

Corrina and I are beyond heartbroken to say that beautiful Evelyn Grace Doyle passed away this last weekend. Many of you (our friends and family) have followed the Doyle's arduous journey through the most unreasonable of situations: infantile Leukemia.

Over these last few days, the only way my heart has felt the slightest bit of comfort is when I am able to reflect on the love that came from Eve's time here. There is absolutely no doubt that Brian and Bobbie gave every bit of their heart and energy to their little girl. Everything they had in them was given to her. Eve's fighting spirit and strength came from them, and it is unmatched. As new parents they were asked to handle a situation that most, including myself, cannot comprehend, and they answered the call. Eve benefited so much from them, and she knew it... from their touch, their kisses, their voice, their tears, and their constant presence. I know she is eternally grateful. I know she returns every bit of love they gave her. We love you, too.


  1. This is by far the most heartbraking thing I have followed. T and C, my heart aches for you and your friends. How hard it is to lose such an angel. I pray for their comfort. Miss and love you guys, Joel

  2. Tom and Corrina,
    Brian and I just returned from a 3 week "healing" road trip and I am catching up on the internet world. I just read this post for the first time and it brought me to tears. It is so nice of you to take the time to post such a sweet message. Thank You so much.

    Looks like we might be neighbors soon! Brian and I are pretty sure we are going to move to Charleston, SC early next year. Time for a change, slower pace of life and a fresh start. We will keep you posted.

  3. Glad to hear you went road-tripping for a bit. I spoke with Mike last week & he said they had a good time with you guys. We hope to get up there and visit within the next year.

    I remember Brian telling me a few years ago, that you all were thinking about possibly moving out this way... staying close to the ocean. Charleston is a great city. Let us know if you come out house hunting or want a place to stay while checking out Wilmington, NC. ;-)

    Take care!