Sunday, August 15, 2010

JOY

(I read this quote today and it made me think of this picture.  Someone once asked me how I could possibly smile at the burial service of my son.  I wish I had this quote at the time because THIS answers it perfectly.)
'Joy is not the absence of pain, it is the presence of God'.

7 comments:

Undaunted ~ My Life One Day at a Time said...

I agree (smilining through my tears).

LL said...

beautiful.
the quote.
you.
the photo.
and the JOY felt that day because there was the presence of God...
and the Spirit of an amazing little man.

shirlgirl said...

A beautiful quote perfectly said.

TMI Tara said...

Perfect. I love it. You certainly have His presence with you. Love you!!!

TMI Tara said...

Do you mind if I share this on kidz?

April said...

Wow. That was perfect. Just perfect.

The Kings said...

You are amazing Becky. Love you!