Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you. ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I managed to capture the 🦋 butterfly that popped by just as we were there on Ethel’s grave for her first year death anniversary. ~ Evelyn Taylor Butterflies are not only beautiful, but also have mystery, symbolism and meaning and are a metaphor representing spiritual rebirth, transformation, change, hope and life. The magnificent, yet shortContinue reading “A beautiful metaphor for today”
Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasureYou are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure A silent thought, a secret tear,Keeps your memory ever dear.Time eases the edge of grief,Memory turns back every leaf.
Your smile I seeIt touched meYour laughter lifted meIt cheered everybody Your words upliftedYour energy shiftedWe all admittedYou were gifted You were ever so sweetTo everyone that you meetWith goodness you greetWith a kiss to the cheek Although you are farYour memories shine like a starYou are remembered every hourThose thoughts overpower ~ Rachel Solomon
Think of me as one at restFor me you should not weep I have no pain no troubles thoughts For I am now asleep. The living, thinking me that was Is now forever still And life goes on without me As time forever will. If your heart is heavy now Because I’ve gone away DwellContinue reading “Think of me”
We shared a yummy picnic lunch and thoughts on our beloved Ethel. We shared laughs too while reminiscing Ethel’s absent mindedness in managing her work roster. Quite often, she would report for the wrong shift or turn up to work on her rostered day off. Double-trouble from day two! 😁
“Use your smile to change the world; don’t let the world change your smile.” Chinese Proverb Smile. This is what I remember when I think of Ethel. Her lovely smile. Her smile changed the world around her. I remember the first time I met Ethel. She filled the room like a breath of fresh air.Continue reading “Adding a smile to her purpose”