A parents worst nightmare is receiving that phone call, that visit to the door, the message that their child, son or daughter has met a tragic situation and has died. God bless each family that has lost someone, holidays are extremely difficult.
Ray Zachry: 3/5/1960 – 9/25/2007 Ashley Strass: 6/23/2006-/5/7/2011 Kathie Tanner: 1983- 1/31/2007
This is my sincere wish and prayer for all bereaved parents this holiday season – and all through the years that it takes to integrate such a huge loss into the fabric of our lives – that more gentleness and caring would be shared with those who have lost someone especially dear, that more gladness and warmth would be unconditionally shared, that time would be time taken amidst the daily and holiday bustle to recognize the depth of grief behind the mask and the silence of the face, and that a hand of genuine and continued friendship and love would grasp those who are hurting and who so badly need comfort. Sometimes those who deeply grieve aren’t transparent with their grief (for wide and varied reasons of their own); sometimes people around those who deeply grieve don’t take the time to notice or don’t take the time to do anything…
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