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Dec. 12th, 2004

There was a beautiful church service today. A service of Carols and Lessons. My favorite part was the youth choir (including A!) singing with a guest gospel singer. They sang a West Indian song about the nativity, and a gospel song called "Children Go Where I send Thee," which is an obscure Christmas song, but a great one. As a family lit the Advent candle, I cried to think how small our family had become.

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scienceguru
Dec. 12th, 2004 08:54 pm (UTC)
((((((((((((((((((((((lonestarslp))))))))))))))))))))))
theodicy
Dec. 13th, 2004 02:10 am (UTC)
It always hurts, and never stops really. However, over time the grief has an element of the beautiful. Sometimes.

Lessons and carols...The Brother loved Christmas. I like to think that now he celebrates it as it SHOULD be celebrated, but that's not much consolation.

:hug:
lonestarslp
Dec. 13th, 2004 07:24 am (UTC)
Return :hug: I hope we can get through this season by supporting each other.
theodicy
Dec. 13th, 2004 10:52 am (UTC)
Yes indeed.

I find that books on grief don't do much good, but that some books supposedly not about grief do. I will post the titles of some...
daisydumont
Dec. 13th, 2004 03:55 am (UTC)
i'm gonna send thee two by two, etc. i've heard that song and would enjoy hearing it again. what range does A. sing in?


lonestarslp
Dec. 13th, 2004 07:25 am (UTC)
As he told me last night, "Duh, Mom, I'm a tenor!"
gurdonark
Dec. 13th, 2004 05:24 am (UTC)
go where I send thee is a good song.

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