“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” — Tom Bodett
In honor of my late grandmother, Jeanne Gray Kisker. I love and miss you every day, always. Happy birthday in heaven, Ma.
“The bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly—that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.”
“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay
“True love is not how you forgive, but how you forget, not what you see but what you feel, not how you listen but how you understand, and not how you let go but how you hold on.” – Anonymous
“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” —Paulo Coelho
“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” – Nelson Mandela
In honor of my parents 53rd anniversary. What a testament to friendship, love and commitment. Have a wonderful day.
“To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.” – Criss Jami
That moment when the start of a sentence is a strong indicator of how it will end.
“I am heartbroken. My Mom, my biggest fan, my partner in so many adventures, the love of my life has passed away.”
Boom. There it is. She’s gone. When? How? Why? What happened? This can’t be real.Continue reading “In honor of Dr. Barbara, a dear family friend.”