Tuesday, August 10, 2010

...Gone Too Soon


This morning I read the sad posting on her blog,  Bumpkin on a Swing,
that beautiful Lisa had succombed
to ovarian cancer on Sunday.  
I am stunned. 
She was a skyrocket, a room full of light,
her spirit was knit into every post and email.

I am heartbroken for her husband, John,
whom I've come to know during the Gulf oil disaster.

This music is for Lisa.

Michael Jackson's
Gone Too Soon



15 comments:

  1. I sit here stunned too Marsha, my heart is heavy at the news....I literally could not believe what I was reading earlier today.

    Lisa was unique and special, easy to say but so true. The world needs more people like her and I have no doubt she will leave a huge gap in many people's lives.

    She was a room full of light....you put that perfectly.

    I feel very very sad right now....

    Hugs to you Marsha xoxo

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  2. Marsha, I did not know Lisa, but I am sad for her family and you too. I am so sorry for your loss!
    Prayers for all.
    Yvonne

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  3. Marsha, I didn't know Lisa or read her blog. I'm sad for Lisa's family and for her friends like you. Lisa must have been a joyful friend who was taken too young. Take care, dear friend, and know that you are in my thoughts. ~ Sarah

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  4. Hello Marsha,

    I did not know Lisa or read her blog and wish I had. She sounds like she was a wonderful person. I just read several posts from her blog and about her Captain John. I will keep Captain John and their family in my prayers.

    ~ Tracy

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  5. I am saddened and shocked about this news. I have been absent from active blogging fir a few weeks and this was not what I was expecting. Lisa was warm and sincere and just beautiful. I adored her. She will be missed by so many.
    Holly

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  6. I didn't know Lisa but my thoughts are with her family friends, and blogging friends
    RIP.

    Yvonne.

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  7. Sorrowful news and makes me strive, even more, to live ready so I can leave ready. Her family is tucked into prayers and good wishes for the dark days ahead.

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  8. Dear Marsha, Oh no! that's terribly sad. I'm so sorry for you and for Lisa's family and friends. Thinking of you. Sending much love xxx

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  9. Marsha,
    Sadness and blessings for the family. I cannot imagine their pain.
    xx

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  10. I'm not familiar with her blog, but how sad. I'm very sorry you lost a friend and my heart goes out to her friends and family.

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  11. Dear Marsha
    I'm sorry to say I did not know Lisa... but news like this is always sad to hear... I will be thinking of her family and hope that they can find some comfort...

    Lovely tribute.. xxx Julie

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  12. Dear Marsha,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't have the pleasure to know Lisa, but can see from the response in the blog world how special she must have been. I have left comments over at her blog as well as at Trish's blog.

    Reading these news so soon after Marija's tragic passing makes it all so sad and I can't stress enough how important and powerful our blog friendships are. Life is precious.

    I love you and am thinking of you.

    Big hugs
    xx Charlotta

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  13. Marsha,

    I have been out of touch with everything and I am so sorry to hear of this news. We just returned home to find that one of my friends husbands was also killed this weekend and leaves behind a 4 year precious boy. Heartache is everywhere, and tears just keep coming. The sun still shines and I hope the warmth and brighter side of it speaks to those who have lost...soon.

    Peace, love and a tissue from me to you. XO,

    Kelly

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  14. What a beautiful tribute. My heart aches.

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  15. I share the tears and brokenheartedness, having been touched by our Lisa, our Bumpkin. Thank you for this post. I did a tribute too.
    I'm also joining your following, as I want to connect with others facing this tragic loss. Plus, our Bumpkin was and still is so good about bringing people together.
    Blessings,
    xoRobyn

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Thank you so much for your wonderful comments, each of them mean so much to me. After all, the interaction is the reason we blog. xx's