Goodbye Grandma (Babtcha) – We love you

This morning while walking my dog, the rain started to come down and I just knew that it is a good day for rain.

So I looked up at the sky, smiled , cried (it’s ok it was raining.. no one saw) and recited this particular poem which got me through similar past experiences.

I am hoping that this poem might help others…

She is Gone

You can shed tears that she is gone
Or you can smile because she has lived.
You can close your eyes and pray that she will come back
Or you can open your eyes and see all that she has left.
Your heart can be empty because you can’t see her
Or you can be full of the love that you shared.
You can turn your back on tomorrow and live yesterday
Or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday.

You can remember her and only that she is gone
Or you can cherish her memory and let it live on.
You can cry and close your mind, be empty and turn your back,
Or you can do what she would want:
smile, open your eyes, love and go on.

David Harkins

Goodbye Babtcha.. We love you…. 🙂