We all struggle with loss and grief in our own way. Some are consumed by it, and others try to move past it.
Chastity lost her father in 2015. On the four-year anniversary of his passing, she texted his phone and surprisingly received a reply.
Chastity Patterson Texted Her Father Even After His Death
For Chastity, it was difficult when her father died in a car crash in 2015.
One of the ways she coped with her grief was to text her dad's phone every day, telling him how her day was going - as if he were still there.
She Was Never Expecting A Response
She was never expecting a response; she just needed to feel like he was still there.
She said, "I miss you" and "today I beat my cancer; you'd be so proud."
After Four Years Of No Replies...
And she slowly began feeling better.
And on the four-year anniversary of his passing, when she sent her text, surprisingly, she received a reply. She couldn't believe what she was reading!
She Received A Reply
To Chastity's surprise, the text was a heartfelt message from a stranger named Brad.
He, like Chastity, was going through his own grief because he also lost his daughter in a car crash in 2014.
A Message From God
Brad had been receiving Chastity's messages for the past four years, and to him, it was like God was messaging him.
He told Chastity that he wished his daughter could have become an extraordinary woman like Chastity.
Dr. Oz Interview
When Chastity received the message, she was stunned and didn't know what to do. She shared a screenshot of the message, and it went viral.
She was even invited to the Dr. Oz show, where she talked to a medium.
Chastity Wasn't Going To Text Her Dad's Phone That Day
Initially, Chastity wasn't going to send the message on her father's four-year death anniversary.
"I was actually getting ready to delete the message; I was at the point where I didn't need to do it any longer. Then the bubbles popped up that he was going to reply."