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  •  Condolences on your loss (1+ / 0-)
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    tmservo433

    and thank you for sharing your thoughts.  We held my father's service on Saturday, 12/22.  I've been trying to remind myself that he was tired, missed my mother, and ready to leave.  I confess, I'm struggling with this, particularly today, Christmas Eve.  

    Your poignant insights are especially appreciated. I had thanked all in attendance not only for being there that day, but throughout the years and adding their rich, individual textures to the tapestry that was my father's life.

    Yet today, I ache, I grieve.  Your words offer some small solace and I will think upon them and be grateful that you shared them.

    You are my brother, my sister.

    by RoCali on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 09:41:19 AM PST

    •  Beautiful (0+ / 0-)

      It is hard having people go; however we find comfort for ourselves, it's in part because those people touched us in way that lets us love them and remember them.

      Thank you for your comment ;)

      Gandhi's Seven Sins: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Commerce without morality; Science without humanity; Worship without sacrifice; Politics without principle

      by Chris Reeves on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 04:09:23 PM PST

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