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We Remember

We Remember
by Gina Valley

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Remember

May I remember to be grateful.

May I remember to be thankful.

May I remember great tragedy births great good.

May I remember we lost many, but many lost all.

May I remember life is fleeting and miraculous and beautiful.

And, may I always,

Always,

Always remember.

Remembering

Remembering
by Gina Valley

Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Kid Kids Child Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Grandpa Grandma Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Gina Valley Parenting 9-11 September 2001 Grief Loss Tragedy Gratefulness  Remembering Remember

Remember

May I remember to be grateful.

May I remember to be thankful.

May I remember great tragedy births great good.

May I remember we lost many, but many lost all.

May I remember life is fleeting and miraculous and beautiful.

And, may I always,

Always,

Always remember.

First We Mourn

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First We Mourn

We all look on in shock and horror as those in the midst of this unbelievable tragedy are driven to their knees in grief.

Yesterday was a dark day in our nation, in our world.  The stealing of a life is always a horrible loss.  The stealing of many is an unspeakable blow.  The stealing of the young is unfathomable.

Seriously Today – Our Dog Is Dying

Seriously Today – Our Dog Is Dying

My kids are off with their dad enjoying time swimming in a giant, cool pool on this desperately hot day while I’m home enjoying being able to complete a thought.

Except that I can’t.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Gina Valley Dog Dying Sad Compassion Lessons LearnedOn days like this I would normally squirrel up in my office and dive into my work with nearly obsessive focus,