Saturday, July 23, 2011

Tracy



My wonderful sister Tracy passed away on Wednesday night. I didn't make it to the Bahamas in time to say goodbye which was devastating. But she is in a better place after a four year cruel battle. God bless, my love. I will always miss you.


There is another sky,
Ever serene and fair,
And there is another sunshine,
Though it be darkness there;
Never mind faded forests, Austin,
Never mind silent fields -
Here is a little forest,
Whose leaf is ever green;
Here is a brighter garden,
Where not a frost has been;
In its unfading flowers
I hear the bright bee hum:
Prithee, my brother,
Into my garden come!
- Emily Dickinson

19 comments:

  1. So sorry hugs to you and her family xx

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  2. Words can't express my condolences for you. I lost my own "baby" sister to cancer. It helps to remember the good things.

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  3. So sorry. Please accept the Consolences from all of the Park family.

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  4. I'm thinking of you and am here for whatever you need. I know you wanted to see her but I hope you take comfort knowing she's past all this pain and will live on in your heart and in your kids. xxx

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  5. Oh, Erin, I'm so so sorry! Tracy looks so beautiful in the picture with your daughter! I feel so heart-broken.

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  6. Very sorry to hear about your loss....my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  7. So sorry to hear this Erin. My thoughts are with you. This is a beautiful poem. Thank you for sharing it.

    Delia

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  8. I'm so sorry to hear this, Erin. I hope you are doing okay. I lost a good friend on Tuesday (also to that awful cancer creature).
    Take care.

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  9. I'm very sorry for your loss Erin. Best wishes to you and your family at this difficult time.

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  10. I'm so sorry Erin. Sending much love and thoughts to you and your family.

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  11. Praying for you, my deepest condolences.

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  12. O Erin, I am so beyond sad and bereft to hear this news. Tracy was a beautiful spirit and left way too soon. You two cackled together as only sisters can. I hope that laughter buoys you in these heavy, horrible days of grief. Thinking of you. xxo Linda Haltmaier

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  13. So sorry for your loss - just heartbreaking.

    Wonderful to 'meet' another expat mom in the UK :)XOLaura

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  14. Really sorry to hear about your sister. I lost my Grandad 2 days ago, and it's awful losing a family member while you are overseas. My heart goes out to you.

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  15. Erin,

    I am so sorry to hear about your sister. Please know that I and many others are praying for you, your sister and your family.

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  16. Thank you everyone - most appreciated. Her funeral was lovely. My other sister, my brother, a cousin and I all spoke. I think she wouldhave been pleased.

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  17. Bless you Erin. I've been thinking of you. x

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  18. That is so devatasting. She was so beautiful and it sounded like you were incredibly close. The poem is just so poignant...unfading flowers.

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