Sunday, December 16, 2012
Dedicated to the dear friend of my sister whose sweet, beautiful, six year old son Benjamin was among those killed in the Friday school shooting in Connecticut.....
no one can steal."
"A Thousand Words Can't Bring You Back,
I Know Because I Tried
And Neither Can a Million Tears
I Know Because I Cried."
"The light of a distant star continues to reach the Earth long after
the star itself is gone."
"They say that time in heaven is compared to 'the blink of an eye'
for us on this earth. Sometimes it helps me to think of my child
running ahead of me through a beautiful field of wildflowers and
butterflies; so happy and completely caught up in what she is
doing that when she looks behind her, I'll already be there."
"When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory
becomes a treasure."
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall
see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your
"The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul
arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something
which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore,
absolutely and irretrievably lost."
"Angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are
Listen for my footfall in your heart.
I am not gone but merely walk within you."
"And if I go while you’re still here…
know that I live on, vibrating to a
different measure behind a thin
veil you cannot see through. You
will not see me so you must have
faith. I wait the time when we can
soar again, both aware of each
other. Until then, live your life to
its fullest, and when you need me
just whisper my name in your
heart…I will be there."
Rest in peace, Benjamin....
Please consider giving a donation to the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. A Paypal fund has been set up to collect money to help parents pay for the funerals of their children. You can write in Benjamin Wheeler's name or keep it general.
Quotes courtesy: Grievingparents.com
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