Jules dove verse

Published on December 24th, 2016 | by Jules Yap


Tidings of comfort and joy

I was prepping for the festivities when I received news of my uncle’s passing, followed by yet another uncle a few days later. Two deaths within a week was hard to bear.

Though I know they are in a land that is fairer than day and that we shall meet again on that beautiful shore, but right now, I feel their loss. Celebrations will take a back seat.

dove verse

Let not my mood dampen yours though. I wish you a joyous time with family and friends. If there’s anything this time of grief has taught me, it’s time is short and every moment we have together is a moment to cherish.


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Jules Yap

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2 Responses to Tidings of comfort and joy

  1. Sonia says:

    Thank you. We buried my husband on Christmas Eve. Your meditation resonates. Thanks for sharing about your sorrow. god bless you.

  2. Lesley Boyer says:

    Jules, I am so very sorry. May God comfort and bring you peace today and in the days to come.

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