#AllSouls: Legacies of Love (and Hope!)

Today in homes around the world we honor the memories of our loved ones who have passed. It’s hard missing our loved ones, especially as big November and December holidays creep closer, a time when the loss of their presence around our tables looms large.

But, they are always present around the tables of our hearts in the legacies of of their love that never diminishes and their presence in precious memories in our treasure chests of faith and hope.

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory that no one can steal.” Anonymous

“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.” Rabindranath Tagore

“Hope is the wedding of two freedoms, human and divine, in the acceptance of a love that is at once a promise and the beginning of fulfillment.”  Thomas Merton

grace, peace & legacies of Love (& HOPE!)

Virginia

“…and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts.” (Romans 5:5)

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13 Responses to #AllSouls: Legacies of Love (and Hope!)

  1. Garfield Hug says:

    A heartfelt post that pays tribute to all souls. Blessings💕

  2. Cindy Kranich says:

    Love this, GL … many wonderful memories around that family round table❣️

    • Virginia says:

      Yes, Cin – remember when Papa could ride his wheelchair up to the table? All the taco nights with ingredients on the lazy susan? And, we’re still making memories… Hugs & love!! 🍂🍽🍂💜🍂🤗

  3. Beautiful pictures. Powerful quotes. Though the departed may not be with us in the physical…there are always there with us in our heart. Their memory lives on.
    Love and light ✨💫 💝

    • Virginia says:

      Amen, Sunshine. So grateful to God for legacies of love in our hearts from our beloved departed ones – and precious memories. Lots of love & hugs to you! ☀️💜🤗💜🌟

  4. Cjo says:

    Great words and a comfort to me

    • Virginia says:

      Thank you, Carol-Jo. We are both so blessed to have such precious legacies of love and precious memories from our parents and friends like Mel & Ruth. Much love!🌟 💜🌟

  5. arlene says:

    A Blessed All Souls’ Day Virginia. BTW, I love your table arrangement 🙂

  6. Debbie says:

    Amen, Virginia! Lovely quotes you’ve chosen to accompany this post — thank you!

    • Virginia says:

      Thank you, Debbie. It’s hard missing our departed loved ones in the here & now. When their presence in our hearts looms large, however, they will always be part of us… Blessings & hugs! 🌟💜🌟

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