CardinalMy grandparents raised me and I was very close to them, especially my grandma who I called "ma" like all my aunts and uncles did. My grandma died in July of 98 and on the day we buried her we had a get together at my aunts house and I happened to look up on the electrical wire and seen a Cardinal (which was my grandma's favorite bird).
I said to my aunt "Ma's favorite bird was a cardinal wasn't it and my aunt said, "yeah, why"? I pointed to the wire and everyone looked up at it. I said to everyone "Ma's letting us know she made it to heaven." I will never forget that day. I can still feel her presence around me, protecting my sons and me.