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Posted 2020-12-06T04:27:00Z

Thankgiving 2020 (a week late)

“If a man wishes to be sure of the road he treads on, he must close his eyes and walk in the dark”.
 St. John of the Cross
 
Thanksgivings
 
(Matt) We think about you all daily and are honored and humbled, and helped to share a bit with you.  As you know, our journey is not over, it never is, and I hope our connection is never fully severed.   When our daily tears ebb, we are, continually, so thankful and grateful for the fullness of Ben “Cole’s” life to the very end.  It was amazing, and I’m overwhelmed to tears again when I meditate on it.  
 
When I opened up the quarterly Circle of Life Community Hospice Newsletter and read the piece in it titled, “7 Things I’ve Learned Since the Loss of My Child” by Angela Miller, I felt like I could write the words I was reading. Today, it has been, exactly 4 months and 4 days since “Cole” transitioned Heaven and as I’ve had time to reflect and gather my thoughts, these words seem a good way to share with you the ways we are feeling.  (I added my brief commentary in parenthesis) and if you know anyone who these words might inspire or help, please pass them on. [...]