April 2, 2013 by DSUpshaw
THIS IS A CEMETERY
Lives are commemorated – deaths are recorded –
families are reunited – memories are made tangible – and life is undisguised.
This is a cemetery.
Communities accord respect, families bestow
reverence, historians seek information and our heritage is thereby
Testimonies of devotions, pride and remembrance are carved in
stone to pay warm tribute to accomplishments and to the life – not death – of a
loved one. The cemetery is homeland for family memorials that are a sustaining
source of comfort to the living.
A cemetery is a history of people – a
personal record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A
cemetery exists because every life is worth loving and remembering –