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Meditation, Thoughts, Hope

posted Dec 12, 2011, 12:50 AM by Remember Robert   [ updated Dec 12, 2011, 12:53 AM ]
Rest in Peace, to Robert and all loved ones who have left us. Blessings to you.
Meditation, Thoughts, Hope

Remember Jimmy, may he Rest in Peace. Comfort his family with love.

Remember Morrey, Rodney, and Rose's son, who died too young.

Remember with thanks those blessed with rich lives - Jeanette, Ted, Stephanie's dad, and Floyd's mother.

Remember the victims of drunk driving, including the three teens from Magruder HS, who died in the car crash in Olney, MD, May 2011.

Remember dead pole vaulters, including Leon Roach and Kevin Dare. Pray the schools and NCAA fix their safety issues, so no more students will die.

Pray for those hurt by severe weather disaster and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

We hope for the strength of families and friends who lost loved ones.

"If I am not for myself, who will be for me? 
If I am only for myself, then what am I? 
If not now, then when?"   -  by Hillel 

May 17, 2011 was the 1st anniversary of Robert's death. Flowers and warmth decorate May with life, while the cold inevitably vanishes, at least for a season.

One thing we learn is everyone has some pain. You lose someone you love. You struggle to make ends meet. You were rejected. You suffer pain and winter's cold. Then people reach out to say, "You are not alone."

Have hope and give hope. Can you reach out beyond the safe zone to comfort and encourage others? Make new friends, and make friends feel good.

By, Sandra Giger, originally posted on the Remember Robert home page from June 1 through December 11, in memory of Jimmy.