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Thursday, 21 April 2016

21 April



So....yesterday morning I walked the beach just before the bus came to bring me to work

I was looking for a little gift from the beyond 

a trinket - a tiny treasure

to help me feel a connection with by beautiful step-daughter Ashley

who passed away on 28 February

But....I found nothing...not even a tiny shell

and then I saw that some one had placed stones all the way across the top

of the temporary barrier.

And I remembered the Jewish tradition of placing stones 

on the top of gravestones of those we love

to say that we were here....and we remember you

I had stumbled upon an entire array of connections with Ashley

and yes, there is a connection, 

and yes, she knows I loved her, that I love her still

and that I will never forget her

and yes, I know that she will never forget me.



3 comments:

  1. I'm so deeply sorry for the loss. The good thing about memories is the connection that stays because of them. I hope you find peace in this storm.

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  2. A tender and beautiful tribute. May such moments offer peace.

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  3. What a lovely thought ... to place stones on a grave site as a way to say "I was here".

    Wishing you comfort-able thoughts and peace during this time.
    Brenda
    xox

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Deep peace of the running wave to you.
Deep peace of the flowing air to you.
Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
Deep peace of the shining stars to you.
Deep peace of the gentle night to you.
Moon and stars pour their healing light on you

peace blogger

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