Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free
I'm following the path God laid for me,
I took His hand when I heard Him call
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to work, or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way,
I found that place at the close of day.
If my parting has left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
Ah yes, these things, I too, will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow.
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life's been full, I savored much;
Good friends, good times, a loved one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief.
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share with me.
God wanted me now, He set me free. August 2,2001




It's the Thought That Counts

Often in times of trouble
We don't know what to say,
So we choose to say nothing,
And sometimes run away.
When friends are really hurting,
We don't know what to do,
So we offer weak excuses
Or say we're hurting, too.
It really doesn't matter
What kind of gift we bring:
We only need to be there
If we don't bring a thing.
It truly is amazing
What a hug can do,
When heartache numbs the senses,
And friends depend on you.
There's comfort just in knowing
That you are not alone,
Where tears are overflowing,
And hearts are cold as stone.
It's the loving prayers of others
That balance our accounts,
For when we measure love,
It's still the thought that counts.
{Copyrighted Clay Harrison}
mmmmmmmmmsqueezejamie August 2,2001


Reid, you wouldve been proud of me and my new life right now, Im finally with a girl that ill never play...I didnt have alot of words before, so Im writting this as if im writting straight to you, Ive always loved you like a brother, and you were always here to calm me down when I was stressed or mad.. and Ive tried to do the same for you, I spoke to your mom today, and shes real sweet, I wish I couldve met her when you were around so you could see how cool we are..I know I didnt say much in the other entry, but I had a loss for words, my mind went blank as soon as I heard what happened.. Sometimes I sit and blame myself, because I know if i wouldve been on that night, I couldve made you stay home... Best friends dont come a dime a dozen, but you made it seem like they came a nickel a dozen, I want to thank you for being one of my closest friends... Ive told you alot of secrets, just like when I wanted to be with Vanessa, you never told anyone, and I know youre proud of me for finally getting my chance.

I love you Reid.
Sincerely yours,
Lex Glass.

P.S.
Write back when we meet in heaven.
My sweet Reid, you are always here with me like you said you would be. Never leave me. You have given to me forever. I live only for you. I still belong to you.(like you said) Sweet kisses and good night my love until I am with you again. I still "worship" you. Love you forever and a day. Dawn Michell
As I sit here and read all these enries, I wonder what I missed by not being interested in "technology". I guess you did these things when I was asleep or not there, because you were never on when i was there. Im glad a little of me rubbed off on you, Type O- Goth, because a lot of you rubbed off on me. There is not one minute that I dont think about you. I LOVE you, Reid. One of the good things that have come from this is my growing closeness to your Mother and Kimbre. I love them always. See you soon, baby.

Dawn("Love you to death")

P.S. Im glad Reid touched many people out there.
Suzanne-This is beautiful! With love
My dear son...how the pain grows with each and every day I go through and you are not here where I can give you a hug, I love you. There are so many things that I wish to tell you that comes out of each day. Someone called for Todd last night and it came out of my mouth that he was with you and Kimbre, riding around up town. Then it hit me, again and again...how I miss you. You are so much a part of Kimbre and I and her personality reflects that as well. I never knew just how much! The closeness I feel with your friends Suzanne and "Lex" and "Uzi" are amazing. I knew you had a good sense of people and I was right. You certainly did. They are great and I am so glad I have been able to meet them online. And, Dawn...how I had dreamed of so many things for the 2 of you...but, she is like a daughter to me and I love her. Dont worry about that! We are taking good care of each other.

I love you Reid...your mom, forever and ever.
Reid,
It is hard for all of us to lose someone we
love. I know we weent always the best of
friends, because our time together was
short. I have prayed everyday for the
strength to accept the inevitable. Ive also
prayed for God to give your family and
infinate friends the same strength. I want
his family and friends to know that I care for
them as I did you, and I always will no
matter what happens, Ill be there for them.
I love you very much, and I know you are
smiling down on us all. That fact is what
keeps me going. I love you,
Your friend,
Sarah Rockwell




     
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