I Find Cemeteries Peaceful Places

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    Always Have

    When I was a kid, my mom & grandma used to take me & my sister to the cemetery a lot to take care of the graves of the relatives & friends who had died. My sister & I would look at the tombstones & wonder about the people. There were also some pretty cool tombstones..especially...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    Oct 15, 2012

    Places Of Remembrance

    A large recently filled grave space, unusually large. No grass, no stone yet. It is a cold day in early December. My sister's birthday, it would have been her 26th, but she has been buried here for 16 months. Her grave looks as thought it has been here forever; her stone looks...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Feb 19, 2011

    Cemetries As Safe Havens

    Whenever it rained at school on a day we had to do sport we were made to do cross country running. I never got the "running for the sake of it thing" I mean I get the "chase the guy with the ball and get it off him thing, totally"Not built for running either. So I must have been...
    cosmicpete cosmicpete
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jan 15, 2010

    Lovely

    I used to be creeped out by grave yards, until I was running with my friend and she insisted we go through it.  It was absolutely lovely!  It's now one of my favorite places to walk through, so calm and peaceful, friendly even.
    BayStater51 BayStater51
    18-21, F
    Mar 24, 2010

    Family Resting

    My mother and I were at the cemetery admiring it's beauty after the rain. We were talking about how beautiful it is there - and peaceful! It's a lawn cemetery with beautiful gardens, waterfalls, bridges and big old oak trees you can sit under and hear the wind whistle...
    twenshe twenshe
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2010

    Hello. I work in a Cemetery in Colma,

    Ca. It has been such a blessing working at my Cemetery!
    Cramirez415 Cramirez415
    41-45
    1 Response Nov 23, 2014

    Places Of Remembrance, Second

    Ten months ago I postd a story, like most I post, because it kept returning to my thoughts and rendering thought in word is a means of moving forward in life.  Here is that story:EP Link Today, thoughts remain, and they are new thoughts, but present for a common reason.  Today...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2011

    So Peaceful...

    I live right next to a cemeterie, and i enjoy visiting it at night and laying down in the middle of the graves and thinking about everything that bothers me at that moment...I am not afrais of ghosts, and i actually hope that one will pop out of the ground and start a...
    Godzirra7377 Godzirra7377
    18-21, F
    Feb 6, 2010

    Strange But True

    I agree.  I travel quite a bit and enjoy biking when possible on my trips.  I've found myself attracted to these places.  Even in my own city I will work my through a cemetary on my rides.  I do stop on my rides and read headstones and reflect on those...
    TrueSpoken TrueSpoken
    70+
    5 Responses May 19, 2010

    Cemeteries have never been a spooky place

    for me. I've always thought they were quiet and beautiful.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 30, 2015
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