“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
This was a quote that our chaplain Derek offered up as he spoke about Vernon the other night. I keep thinking about it, as well as the other wonderful things that were shared about Vernon’s life. I’m sure I’ll add more derails in later posts, as photos come in, but for now, I want to say thank you to everyone who helped pull it together in such a short amount of time. It was a magical night: celebration of our anniversary was not lost in the memorial. The garden was filled with lights just like it had been for our wedding ten years ago. Wonderful music was played, meaningful things were said. The children seemed happy to be involved, and listened closely to every word directed toward them, for there was much to be said about his love for them.
Here is a sampling of the songs that were played: