Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Celebrate Life

Celebrate ... life by all means but face up to the death of that life. Weep all the tears you have in you to weep because whatever may happen next, if anything does, this has happened.  Something precious and irreplaceable has come to an end and something in you has come to an end with it. Funerals put a period after the sentence's last word. They close a door. They let you get on with your life.
(Frederick Buechner, Listening To Your Life, p. 302)
23 June 2015

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