Sunday, May 27, 2012

Placing a Flag on Your Grave



This morning I am thinking about my Dad and the fact that in a graveyard far from my home some stranger will be placing a flag on his grave for Memorial Day. I won't be there to see it, no one from my family will, and this brings a melancholy to my heart. 

There is a place deep within me where I hold you tight and am comforted. I  whisper a secret wish up to God, and ask an angel to deliver a message to you. God touches that place in my heart causing it to stir and answers, "You were never really separated". 

So I am with you, both then and now. Our separation is only an illusion, for still you run through my veins and fill my heart. I am 3, lying in a hammock, listening to your heartbeat and I am 49 guiding the hand of a distant stranger, who may just be an angel, placing a flag on your grave.






"So speak kind to a stranger
Cause you'll never know
It just might be an angel come
Knockin' at your door"






2 comments:

  1. Linda I am sure that he is watching over you, walking with you and helping to carry your burdens. You were his special angel and now he is yours.
    Love,
    Mom

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  2. Susan McGuinness GetzingerJune 2, 2012 at 7:36 PM

    Beautiful photo of you and your Dad at SUCH a relaxing and lovely moment. SO glad it was captured on film!

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