Although Jack Robinson was taken from this earth at much too young an age, he was a bright soul and a loving person. A brain tumor stole this 4-year-old’s life away from his family back in April 2014. His parents and his twin brother and older sister still miss him dearly to this day. And his death left a huge hole in their lives and hearts. They still do not understand why God took him so young…
Though he is gone, he has not left their lives completely. They visit his gravesite frequently – and on the third anniversary of Jack’s death, his mother Marie Robinson made a special visit to his grave. It was near their home in Hampshire, England, and she brought some flowers.
After honoring her deceased son, Marie bent down toward the earth and prayed to God in heaven, saying “Please show mummy a sign.” What she filmed after that brought her to tears…
In the video Marie later shared on Facebook, she showed how a robin landed on the top of her son’s grave right after her prayer. But the beautiful bird was not done with this grieving mother yet. It next flew over to her and landed in Jack’s mother’s hand.
“He kept looking at me directly in my face and at one point he landed on my shoulder and nibbled me a couple of times. It brought me to tears. Taking it as a sign from Jack,” remembers Marie.
As she watched the bird, which was so full of life, all she could think about was Jack. The little bird reminded her of her lost son because it was so perky and full of life – just like Jack had been until the brain tumor took his life away.
Now that she knows Jack is with God, she can rest a bit easier. Plus, the cute robin is there to watch over her son’s grave.
You can watch the heartwarming moment when the robin appeared on her son’s grave in the video clip below.
It has been watched more than 12 million times so far. Here are some comments people have left about what is means to them:
Janine Helen wrote, “What a little very sign ! When we sprinkled our mums ashes there was a robin having a water bath . That was a sign from my mum to say I’m alright.”
“That beautiful hun my heart with you and your family things get better chin up hunni it okay to cry xxx keep strong sweetheart,” shared Sophia Ryan.
Paul William Monks contributed, “Amazing, and for your surname to be Robinson Is just even more amazing.”
Valerie Murphy Wood was moved to tears. She wrote, “Heartbreaking. May God console this heartbroken Mother, xx such a special moment!”
“Some say Robins are Angels….maybe this one was ,being in the cemetery and all,” wrote Neela Tamhane.
What do you think about this miraculous footage? Is the robin a sign from God?
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