Thoughts on Grief XXIV

I’ve heard it said

“Life is a series

Of choices.”

I have decided

To honor my love’s memory

By choosing to smile more

And find three things

To be grateful for each day

Lawrence always wanted

Me to smile more

It was hard,

watching my love deal

with Illness was stressful

But then he’d make me laugh

And say

”There’s that smile!”

Now I choose to smile

Though I am sad

And be grateful and thankful

Through my inevitable tears

Because I was blessed to have

A wonderful husband

and

Blessings are continuing

To come my way

Through family, friends,

and unexpected sources

All are gifts

From G-d

© Lisa M Preisler 14 August 2029

Published by lprslr

Navigating the river of grief while plugging the holes in the boat as I sail along...

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