God's Tears

© Sandy Powers

God's Tears

Uploaded: January 21, 2009


This is the anniversary of the day we buried my mom in this cemetery. The cemetery is beautiful, and I always feel like I'm on sacred ground when I'm there. So many stories. So many lives lost in service to our country, either directly, or like my mom, in living a life supporting a military officer who served his country. I miss her so much.

Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 6/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 21, 2009

Wonderful capture, Sandy.

UB. #1071800

Michelle Alton January 22, 2009

A beautiful capture of this hallowed place, and I love your title.
I agree about the feeling that comes over one when visiting a cemetery like this. #7066581

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 22, 2009

How lovely Sandy and I know how you feel now, for I see it everyday at work, such a great dedication and in memoriam of your beloved mother.

Dominick #7066739

Sirsendu Gayen January 22, 2009

Terrific capture. #7067387

Ron McEwan January 22, 2009

Oh my how true that is. The military wife carries the load for sure. Nice dedication. #7068055

Melissa Olsen January 22, 2009

My dearest friend, what a beautiful image you have posted in dedication to your mother. Know this that you and I share faith that rest on a day where we will be reunited with the ones we love. I am sure your mother is proud of the person you have become.

"Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops... at all." ~Emily Dickinson

Bill Knaps January 22, 2009

A beautiful dedication to your Mom. Sorry for your loss Sandy. Bless You. Bill <>< #7071698

Nina Shields level-addict January 23, 2009

Sandy, what a gift it is to love someone so much, have so many great memories, etc., that we ache while missing them; beautiful tribute to your Mom and I know that she would be very proud of the woman you are. I love the Spiritual quality of the image, just a powerful reminder of what life is all about; outstanding in all regards! #7073393

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap January 23, 2009

Fabulous Capture....Sandy! #7073583

Ken Smith level-classic January 24, 2009

I didn't realize your dad was a military man...and sorry to hear about your mom, but a super tribute to her and I know she's smiling from heaven, as are you for your mom...beautifully done! #7081499

Eivor Kuchta January 25, 2009

What a wonderful dedication, Sandy! #7086451

Susan M. Campbell January 26, 2009

Sandy, what a touching story and beautiful tribute to your Mom. This image is superb! #7090444

James E. Coleman level-classic January 27, 2009

John 14: 1-4; 1 Cor. 15:51-58, esp. v.52 for you.:) I know you know it but we do indeed have hope beyond this world and yet we greive those temporarily lost to us. We have a triangle shaped flag in our home and the loss was indeed great.
Grace to you!
Also a neat photo!

Jim #7093980

Max Aureli January 31, 2009

Great perspective and fantastic DOF, Sandy!!! Beautiful sky and really great work in here my friend!!! #7110562

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