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My cousin Payton died when he was 13 year old in February of 2002 Otherwise healthy Payton became critically ill with a staph infection in his heart Payton fought hard The sepsis from the staph infection and the impact it had on his organs was akin to a nuclear attack Payton was strong throughout He was hospitalized for 33 days and during that time people from all over were praying for him My aunt and uncle have a very deep rooted faith and they trusted God during this entire nightmare During Paytons suffering his parents petitioned specific prayers for Paytons recovery but they also requested that God be glorified throughout the whole ordeal I personally thought they were crazy Glorify God I didnt even see God in this situation Every day in the hospital he continued to weaken and I prayed fervently for Payton along with many many others But after 33 days in the hospital Payton diedAt first I was mad at God Why would he take someone who meant so much to me at such a young age Why would this bad thing happen to a such a good person like Payton His death was really hard for me In fact my parents wouldnt even let 4 and a half year old me go to the funeral His entire 8th grade class would be there crying and mourning the death of their friend How can one celebrate the death of a 13-year-old child I went through my youth believing he died in vain I thought his life had no purpose due to the fact it was cut short by at least 60 years Then 7 or so years later I came across a guestbook from Paytons website that people had signed while my cousin was sick People had continued to sign it even after he passed and time and time again I saw the same
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