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If Tears Could Build A Stairway

if tears could build a stairway

Today, we lost a very dear member of our family. A close aunt. We were very fond of her. She was only 65. Memories of her will always be fresh in our hearts.  We will miss her very much. But first, we have to adjust to the thought that she is no longer with us.

Unexpected death is so painful.

I urge you to say your I love yous before it is too late. Don’t put off the little things!

Life is too short!

“If Tears Could Build A Stairway”

If tears could build a stairway,
and memories a lane.
I would walk right up to Heaven
and bring you back again.

No farewell words were spoken,
No time to say “Goodbye”.
You were gone before I knew it,
and only God knows why.

My heart still aches with sadness,
and secret tears still flow.
What it meant to love you –
No one can ever know.

But now I know you want me
to mourn for you no more;
To remember all the happy times
life still has much in store.

Since you’ll never be forgotten,
I pledge to you today~
A hallowed place within my heart
is where you’ll always stay.

Author: Unknown

if tears could build a stairway

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11 Comments

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    Debbie
    September 13, 2014 at 1:25 am

    I am so very sorry about your Aunt. As for always saying the ‘I Love Yous’ when every I leave the house or hubby leaves we always say, ‘I love you’ and when I talk to my girls or the grandkids I do the same and so do they.
    It is so important we let those we love know it. Life can change so quickly.
    Again I am so sorry and the poem is beautiful. Thank you for sharing. My prayers are with you Vidya.
    Debbie
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    Sebastian Aiden Daniels
    September 13, 2014 at 2:28 am

    Amen! You are absolutely correct that life is too short to not live it up and enjoy the company of the people in our lives. Thanks for the reminder.

    Btw, if tears could build a stairway I would have a stairway to the moon from all the tears I cried in my past haha.
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    Vishnu
    September 13, 2014 at 10:51 am

    So sorry to hear about your loss, Vidya. Sending you healing thoughts, prayers and comfort during this difficult time for your family. It sounds like your Aunt played a special role in all of your lives and hearts. And thank you for the reminder to reach out to the ones we love today, instead of tomorrow.

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    Susan Scott
    September 13, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    All loving condolences to you and family Vidya. It’s a beautiful poem – may your memories of her be soft and warm as tears fall …
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    Kalpana Solsi
    September 13, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    My condolences to you and your family. It’s very difficult to accept that the loved person is physically no more.

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    Carolyn Hughes
    September 13, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss Vidya <3. Love and prayers.xx

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    Kaarina Dillabough
    September 13, 2014 at 6:32 pm

    Sending love and support your way. xo

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    Proactive Indian
    September 14, 2014 at 10:07 am

    Heartfelt condolences to you and your family, Vidya.
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    Raghib Ahmed
    September 14, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    So sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Stay strong.

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    Lori Gosselin
    September 15, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Hi Vidya,
    I’m so sorry for your loss! “But first, we have to adjust to the thought that she is no longer with us.” That can take a while but let it take the time it takes.
    A big hug,
    Lori
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