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Posts tagged “loyalty

“And If You’re Very Lucky, You Find Someone Willing To Stand With You”

Posted on May 12, 2013

Word Press Daily Prompt: I Want To Know What Love Is: We each have many types of relationships – parents, children, spouses, friends. And, they’re not always with people; you may love an animal, or a place. Is there a single idea or definition that runs through all varieties of  “love”? “And in the end the best you can hope for is to find a place to make a stand. And if you’re very lucky, you will find someone willing to stand with you.” Castle Finale Season Three Someone willing to stand with you…to me, that quotation distinguishes the single trait, the thread of continuity in all relationships, essential to love. Be those relationships with family, friends or in romance. It is those who…

Remembering Mom One Year After Her Passing

Posted on December 1, 2011

Remembering Mom One Year After Her Passing By: Jacqueline Cecelia Bennett One year ago today my mother died. It has felt like a long year without her while seeming just like yesterday that she passed away. Those of us who loved her take solace in knowing that Mom/Nana/Cecelia lived a full, rich life. In August of 2010 we went up to Fenway Park to see her beloved Red Sox. Her father was a professional athlete who played baseball and boxed. His dream was to make it to the majors and play for “The Sox,” so Mom’s loyality to the team ran deep. In fact, loyalty was one of her most salient characteristics, so too with my dad. They both could always be depended upon…