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Oh, with all that I've done wrong, I must have done something right
To deserve a hug every morning and butterfly kisses at night

       From the song “Butterfly Kisses” by Tim McGraw

 

 Yesterday was no different from any other day on this grief journey.  I had actually gone to bed earlier than normal, before 10 PM.  I read for a bit of the book that a very dear friend sent me called “open to HOPE”. 

 

   I lay in bed thinking of how much I missed having Jim’s arms around me, the hugs, his laughter, his voice, the little things he did that annoyed me some times, but most of all his kisses.  I felt not one but two kisses on my cheek as I lay there.  It was like someone just softly caressing your cheek.  The song “Butterfly Kisses” intruded my thoughts.  Maybe because that was what it felt like those “Butterfly Kisses”, I could almost see his face as he softly kissed me. 

 

   I knew he was with me and that everything will be okay.  I know that my moving forward in this grief journey is what he wants.  I know he is with me in spirit and there is a new found hope that life is progressing as it should.

 

Wishing Peace and Hope to all…

 

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Comment by Tommi on November 12, 2012 at 4:40pm

((((((Janet))))))))  So touched that you felt his presence.....It makes my heart happy for you!!!!! 

Comment by bad ass widow on November 12, 2012 at 3:00pm

Very touching and sweet. Glad you felt him there.

Comment by hendrixx2 on November 12, 2012 at 2:25pm

Hi Janet,

I'm so glad you could feel Jim's presence and know that he is with you in spirit; for sure our partner's want us to move forward, to continue, after all, it was what we were doing with them all along...Peace

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