On Friday, we said goodbye. James and I both had stuggled with the rapidity of everything that happened. To whit, many people referred to what had happened as 'the surgery'. Few would actually acknowledge that a life had been lost. So yesterday, we remembered. A beautiful painted rock done by a friend, placed high in the mountains of Shady Valley. We know the hidden spot and can return to it if we ever feel the need. A resting place, if not for the body, but for the grief and emotions that have circled since the little one's death. We cried, and prayed, and hoped. And we trusted.
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A farewell…

6 thoughts on “A farewell…

  • September 14, 2008 at 6:27 pm
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    What a peaceful place.
    God Bless you both through this time.

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  • September 14, 2008 at 9:52 pm
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    Joy, you and James are in my prayers. I am so glad that you made this special, peaceful place. It is lovely.

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  • September 15, 2008 at 3:43 pm
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    What a beautifully precious way to remember.

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  • September 15, 2008 at 6:11 pm
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    I hate goodbyes…
    …I’m looking forward to the greetings in Heaven, though.

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