Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Vale June - Eternity

We were blessed to learn many valuable lessons from June during her 96 years, among them: instructions how to make  cauliflower cheese sauce or  recipe for gravy consisting of juices left from baked meats a pinch of salt with special flour.
Wisdom gained from her travels to America where Amish quilts are all unique as when they make a mistake they never correct their sewing mistake.

Snippet of June's wisdom - How to float like a cork in stressful periods ...
We will all feel cheated always that you were taken from us and we are grateful that you came into our lives.

Faith column: Restricted funerals challenge our ability to grieve together

    Permits are not easy to get as Holy is in Brisbane and Gabbie is in Melbourne  ...

June lived a full life as a wonderful mother, homemaker, community organiser and Sunday school teacher at St Marks.

June loved to cook, paint, kept an immaculate house, was highly skilled with knitting needles and crochet hooks, and enjiyed her subscription ballet at the aopera House. A farm girl at heart, gardening was also a passion.

Her life was a living example of her favorite Bible verse, Ephesians 4:32 — “And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another ...”

9 Of The Most Incredible Obituaries Ever Written

In 1971, Auden dedicated a poem to Sacks, “Talking to Myself,” in which the speaker addresses his body as “You.” Here is the final stanza: 

“Time, we both know, will decay You, and already
I’m scared of our divorce: I’ve seen some horrid ones.
Remember: when Le bon Dieu says to You Leave him!,
Please, please, for His sake and mine, pay no attention
To my piteous Don’ts, but bugger off quickly.”