The Photo with a Future

The photo framed in silver adds sparkle to the sparkling personality of my sister Sue who died a dozen weeks ago. Her bright eyes look directly at me, showing eagerness to chat or share a joke or give a compliment, so natural to her who invariably put the other person first. If a photo says a thousand words, my sister’s photo is that of a thousand deeds of kindness, generosity, going beyond the required. Every little glance or long, loving look at the photo elicits my gratitude to her. She was my sister, always there for me, always cheering me on, always making it known to me that I was better than I thought. While most photos elicit memories, this photo encourages me to look to the future. “Get going. You can accomplish more. I know your gifts. Use them. I’m behind you all the way.” Let’s look together to the future, my sister, my friend. Keep leading the way.

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  1. Catherine (Cathy) Schneider on September 13, 2023 at 8:23 am

    Wow!!!! Absolutely love that!