Blessings 1/15

Count your blessings.

I say that often and I have always said it often. I have always had so many things to be grateful for.

I used to look at my family with tears of joy in my eyes. Blessed. I still do that, only 3 of us now.

I believe in love for a lifetime. Blessed. I know we had almost 40 years together and that is a lifetime.

I know that family is a beautiful thing. Blessed. My family, all my family, have been my saving grace over the last few weeks.

And friends are a gift. Blessed. All of you who have reached out to the Arbo family-cards, flowers, texts, emails, meals, visits or attendance at a most epic Arbo memorial day. We are so thankful that you are in our lives.

This is my last entry for a while. This blog was intended as a communication tool. It ended up being my nightly sanctuary. I said what I said to reflect on the day. It gave me strength to continue.

I’m home alone for the first time since Arb died. I am sad and lonely and yet I know I am blessed. Arb is at peace and we will find peace and joy ahead. We have this massive collective memory and hope and faith that propel us forward! Count your blessings!

One thought on “Blessings 1/15

  1. Thank you Lee for your writing and including others in your process. I am so grateful for knowing you and for your insights.


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