Sometimes life is crap. You lose loved ones and a gaping hole is left in your life.

As adults it is hard enough to deal with, but for a child to lose their mother, that is devastating. This note left by a child on a stranger's doorstep in the US sums those feelings up, writes news.com.au.

Jake and his sister stole a wind chime from Chrissy Marie's front yard. But the reason behind why he did it and his remorse is what makes this story so heartbreaking.

The note reads:

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"I am sorry that we stole your wind chimes our mom died and liked butterflies so my sister took it to put by our window I am sorry this is only money I have please do not be mad at us, Jake."

Chrissy, who posted the note to Love What Matters, had an equally sweet message for the brother and sister missing their mother.

"Well Jake, I'm not sure who you are but you can come get your money back sweetie. I had 3 of those wind chimes you can come back get your money back and have 1 also so both of you have your own. I am not mad please come over to my house."

We hope Jake and his sister get Chrissy's message.

"So this was on my door this morning. It said 'I am sorry that we stole your Windchimes our mom died and like...

Posted by Love What Matters on Tuesday, 7 March 2017