|Sugar - Lucky Me|
It may be beauty, a sense of power and grace, an ease and confidence or a way of going that reminds you of a prima ballerina or running back gliding through the defense to score a touchdown. And, you may not be able to name what IT IS but you know it is something special, something wonderful and you know you're lucky to have witnessed it.
Presence - something extra ordinary, something that can not necessarily be named and yet, something that when you're in it or have it, you know it's a gift. Sugar had presence and by all appearances, Maisy may also have the spark too. A Maisy spark all her own...
|Maisy - Lucky Me - Too!|
Mostly, I remembered her laugh and how she lit up a room when she walked in and said hi. I remembered her beautiful art even if it was contained in the boring world of insurance marketing. She loved deeply and when her friends struggled, she worked on causes to improve their lives and those that suffered similarly.
Her energy was boundless and her eagerness infectious. You could be lifted by her childlike enthusiasm at approaching a problem and finding a solution. And, as any person to belong to the human race, she had a primal response in those rare moments of anger or frustration. Moments that worked themselves out but moments that made this angel real.
|Searching for presence|
This is a soul presence not aided by physical beauty but by a deep soul connection to love and joy. My friend had a presence that made a person richer for knowing her. I do not mourn her loss as much I revel in the fact that I KNEW HER. And, Facebook memories offer me moments where I can still feel her. Lucky were we...
Presence... something special... something full. What kind of presence will we leave when we're gone... Yes, not sad but inspirational... Thank you, my friend!