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Friday, December 23, 2011

On the twenty-third of December...


          ...I traveled by car for 2 and 1/2 hours to attend the funeral of a family member. 

Bagpipes were played and a bell was struck fifteen times in honor of this firefighter.  A wonderful commendation displaying the brotherhood shared by all firefighters, a tribute containing great taste and respect for the deceased and his chosen profession.


Before I got into my car for the drive home, I embraced my cousin and we agreed it was not good to be only meeting at funerals.

2 comments:

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Agreed. Happy family gathering are so much more pleasant.

Hope your Christmas will be special as we remember daily the blessing of God's truth in our lives.

The dB family said...

Ohhh, yes. You must stop doing that! I hope the next time you meet with family members it is for happy things!

Blessings!
Deborah

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