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The Colonial headstone moves us because it tells a story. It inspires us with some beautiful tribute to the commemorated or an appealing expression of faith, hope and love. It is a symbol of sentiment which has carried a message to posterity.
Both sacred and secular literature abound in source material appropriate:
I WILL LIFT UP MINE EYES UNTO THE HILLS -Ps. cxxi:1
AN ANGEL VISITED THE GREEN EARTH AND TOOK A FLOWER AWAY (adapted)-Longfellow
YET SPIRIT IMMORTAL THE TOMB CAN NOT BIND THEE - Heath
AND FLIGHTS OF ANGELS SING THEE TO THY REST -Shakespeare
A memorial is created not only to symbolize a life but as a source of consolation to the bereaved and an inspiration to all.
GOD GIVES US LOVE. SOMETHING TO LOVE HE LENDS US - Tennyson
Our Reverence for the memory of those who we have loved can be expressed:
WHAT WE KEEP IN MEMORY IS OURS UNCHANGED FOREVER -Lowell