remembrance

On Monday we honor the fallen.

But today, let’s not forget those who have been left to pick up the pieces.

(Let us) be better at remembering their sacrifice too.

Because there’s not enough “I’m so, so sorry,” that can be given.

But we can always listen.

To their loss.

To their fear.

To their joy.

To their pain.

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land of the living

Brothers and sister: None of us lives for oneself, and no one dies for oneself. For if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord; so then whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s. For this is why Christ died. and came to life, that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living.

Romans 14: 7-9

Sunrise at Cana, Edinboro Lake, Pa. No filter.

For life I choose thee now,

My pleasure, honor, friend,

Sole object of my vow,

Sole joy to which I tend.

For mercy’s sake, print, trace

Yourself upon my heart,

My arm, my forehead, face;

And not one blush will start.

Triumph of the Cross, St. Louis de Montfort – Stanza XXIX

hugs n’ blessings for all the times we choose to live life with the only purpose that truly matters!

Dearest Dollar-Lady,

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You will lose people in your life

and realize

no matter how much time

you spent with them,

it will never seem

like it was

enough. Continue reading “Dearest Dollar-Lady,”