Another Yahrzeit

December 10, 2013 at 10:20 pm | Posted in Anniversaries, Grief, Love, Sawyer | 13 Comments
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The word “yahrzeit” means anniversary (of a person’s death) in Yiddish.  The word originated from German  – Jahr, meaning year, and Zeit, meaning time.

Sawyer’s yahrzeit this year is on December 12th which means the candle should be lit the evening before (tomorrow).  I have done my best to lose track of the days, in the hopes that this anniversary would not ever come.  I know that time does not work that way but you can not blame a girl for trying.   It has not been hard to keep busy and forget the date.  I feel like the twins just started 1st grade but somehow Thanksgiving is over and despite my best efforts to stop time it is once again December.

I am extremely thankful for the time we did have with Sawyer and I still try to live in the present but I so wish I could hold him again even if is just for one more moment. . .

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  1. I will be thinking of you and Sawyer. xo

  2. You all will be in my heart, thoughts and prayers.

  3. I’m thinking and prayng for you, Evan and the twins, Friend. Love you so much. I hope you feel the love over the miles or know I’m sending it your way. xoxox J

  4. Oh wow, that is such a beautiful picture of you and your family celebrating Sawyer. I’m so sorry that he is not here with you now. Wishing you much peace and love.

  5. ❤ What a beautiful picture. Sending you lots of love.

  6. Thinking of you and sending warm wishes and love.

  7. Dahlin’, I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. You have a beautiful family and wonderful traditions. Here’s hoping they both bring you some comfort this month and always.

  8. We’re thinking of you all–and know how hard this time of the year is…thanks for sharing the beautiful picture of you all. We’ll light a candle and remember as well. Hugs and love to you.

  9. Thinking about you. Sending you strength hon. Big hug.

  10. Anniversary dates are hard. I’m still learning this. That is a beautiful picture of a beautiful family.

  11. Thinking of you today.

  12. So many difficult days and anniversaries to make it through. Thinking of you. xo

  13. We’re thinking of you all at this time of year. Great picture – the twins look so small. We’ll light a candle and remember as well. Love you!


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