Sunday, December 7, 2008

Lights that guide us

Found on a friends memorial page. The page is a memorial to their beautiful three children, now angels and shining down from above.

Yeish kochavim she'oram magia artza
Rak ka'asher heim atzmam avdu v'einam
Yeish anashim sheziv zichram mei'ir
Ka'asher heim atzmam einam od b'tocheinu

Orot eileh hamavhikim b'cheshkat halayil
Heim, heim, shemarim la'adam et haderech, et haderech

{There are stars up above
So far away we only see their light
Long long after the star itself is gone
And so it is with people that we loved
Their memories keep shining,
Ever brightly, though their time with us is done.

But the stars that light up the darkest night
These are the lights that guide us
As we live our days these are the ways
We remember, we remember.}

Meditation by Hannah SeneshEnglish translation by Jeff Klepper


Rach said...

Three angel children? Oh. Ohh. Oh, that makes my heart weep.

The poem was utterly gorgeous. Thank you for posting it. :o)

Betts4 said...

Rach, I was thinking of you when I posted this. I would love to send my friend a link to the angel blogspot that is listed on your profile.

Rach said...

Hi Betsy,

I'll need to talk to Stephanie the head blogger over there and let her know.

If you'll email me, I can hopefully get the info to you.


Karen said...