I read this somewhere and thought that it truly represents growth and healing in this time of sadness.
"A loved one is a treasure of the heart and to lose a loved one is like losing a piece of yourself.
But the love that this person brought you...did not leave, for the essence of the soul lingers.It cannot escape your heart, for it has been there forever. Cling to the memories and let them find their way to heal you.The love and laughter, the joy in the togetherness you shared...will make you strong.You'll come to realize that your time together, no matter how long, was meant to be,and that you were blessed to have such a precious gift of love in your life. Keep your heart beating with the loving memories and trust in your faith to guideyou through. Know that though life moves on...the beauty of love stays behind to surroundand embrace you.Your loved one has left you that...to hold in your heart forever."
So to my family, this too shall pass. Rejoice, for she is gone but never forgotten. I LOVE YOU ALL!!!