“When you wake in the morning and I’m not there, know an angel came and took me by the hand.” This beautiful quote is engraved on a wooden angel, sitting in B’s room. Sometimes, just sometimes, it gives us peace.
“Let’s put Mr. Meany on the top shelf of our feeling bookcase Dad, so he has a hard time getting out.” As stated by my sweet son T, as he and Dad discussed “filing” our feelings.
“How are you feeling today? Well, how do you think I feel…” Sarcastic or not, I always think that if you need to ask such a question, be prepared for a difficult answer.
“Fall is the season for a reason.” It represents change and the prospect of hope. We all must have hope in what the future holds. Make it the best future you can provide for yourself and your family. Have faith.
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” What more can I say, but that it is so true and yet so appropriate.
“The best thing to spend on your children is your time.” I was told this by my mother-in-law when T was born, and even have the saying framed in my living room. I think we all need to take it to heart.
“Do not fear your tears.” I created this statement for myself. I have learned that sadness may strike at any time, and that it is acceptable to let emotions run free.