Has it really been a year that we've been crying these tears - missing you?
You are always in our thoughts and prayers, every day wishing you were still here.
You will forever remain in our hearts!
It was so nice to have such a wonderful gathering of family and friends yesterday at Dad's one year memorial. Everyone joined together at San Pablos where one of his favorite trees was blessed and planted in his honor. Thank you so much for joining Mom, Luis, Dion and I at the church and later at home: Marco & Michael, Al and his son who came down to get out of the Chicago cold, Connie and Pat, Judy & Vince, Bob & Wanda, Kevin, Debbie, Captain Ron and Marshall. Great memories shared!
If you did not have a chance to join us - visit San Pablos and just look for the wonderful plaque that Luis made for the tree!
Light a candle for those we mourn.
Into a new life they will be born.
Do not look for them at a gravesite.
They are somewhere else radiating their beautiful light.
They have gone to a new world where there is no darkness, no pain.
Their light and essence will always remain.
Light a candle for those who have left this mortal place.
They are free to travel through time and space.
When we think of them they are near.
When we sit in a beautiful garden, their voices we hear.
When we listen to a divine symphony, we close our eyes, their faces we see.
Light a candle, for they have not really gone.
With each flickering flame, in your hearts they will always belong.
The candle is always lit Dad!!!