Our hearts are with you Noah and with you and your family Lenny
Thank you, so much, for sharing all you have with us. I wish we could do more for you.
<\3 tears :( there are no words to describe the depths of the loss of this beautiful boy…no words 🙁
Tears… Tears… Tears…
This world is not as beautiful without Noah. Thank you Lenny for allowing us to love him.
Noah, will always be in our hearts. The world has come to know this sweet little boy. Love and prayers for your family.
Tears for Ariel and Sophia… May they know Noah is with them all the time and is watching over them and will never leave them…Until the day they meet him in Heaven <3
That pic is heartbreaking, but it’s nice to see Arielle honoring her brother.
Yes! It IS your day Noah, a happy day in your honor!
While not a substitute, please know that Noah lives on everyday in our hearts.
Lenny thanks for sharing your beautiful Noah with us. His spirit is with me everyday, and will never be forgotten. God bless you lenny, and god bless your family.
I don’t know exactly what to say Lenny. Most of us can’t know the aching you feel, but the slightest glimpse that we do have is enough to make me crumble in sadness for you sometimes. I can’t understand how any of us, our platitudes, well wishes, or even our tears could offer even the smallest fragment of comfort for you and V, but there it is… again… my incurable need to make you know how much I wish I could change it. It’s inadequate. It’s uncontrollable. But its yours. Always. I don’t understand how or why, but Noah changed me and nothing will ever change it back. May God bless you abundantly.
This picture. Have tried but I cannot express these feelings.
That picture is definitely worth 1000 words. I think it might be the most powerful pic you’ve posted.
Awww, she’s so precious, she collected little rocks for Noah….tears.
Are they rocks? Or shells?
Marybeth Santos I thought I saw rocks.. maybe sea shells, I can’t tell. I bet she took her time to find the prettiest ones 🙂
I would assume they are rocks. The Jewish custom of leaving rocks on a loved ones’ grave is an ancient one.
Heather, I actually wasn’t aware of that, thank you for pointing it out. I bet it was an incredibly emotional weekend for Arielle.
I guess I thought shells bc of the beach and how he liked to find shells there. :) I thought maybe they gathered shells at the playground building and brought them there 🙂 a very special picture either way <3
So beautiful so sad, it’s precious to see Arielle, but so sad. In tears. Miss you Noah. God Bless you Arielle God Bless your wonderful family.
And a reminder of time passages, the girls are growing up. They look great.
Putting Stones on Jewish graves probably draws upon pagan customs and the stones also symbolize the permanence of memory. But also, stones are more than a marker of one’s visit; the “barrier” on the grave insures that the soul remains where it belongs.
There is a documentary movie that is very moving, in which an Israeli boy explaines in one scene the significants of placing stones on his friend’s grave. The scene starts at 1:03:30. I’ve only found it on Youtube in Spanish. The English title is “Promises” by BZ Goldberg. Promises Project – Israel-Palestina – Español
I hope it is not inappropriate to post the link, if so, please delete the post Lenny.
The documentary “Promises” by BZ Goldberg in English
Vaatler (Promises) 
I believe the message to be very true, if you don’t meet each other, there will be no friendship no peace with one another. A message that can be applied to a lot of other situations.
A strong community, meeting and respecting each other, caring for one another and not having others be apart, help prevent acts of violence like the one that ended the life of Noah.
Loosing a child must definitely be the worst experience ever. I feel so very sorry for you, Veronique and Lenny. Sending you lots of love and strength from Spain
This picture makes my heart drop and my eyes fill ???? Sending you my sincere love, thoughts and prayers! Noah will always be with you!
precious sister ,so sad love to your family.little Noah grave tears.
Noah’s presence was definitely felt at his playground this weekend. I like to think that he’ll always be present there with the kids that will enjoy the playground.
I keep coming back to this picture. Because? Well, I enjoy seeing pictures of Noah so much & I think of him every day with my boys, imagining him doing what they do. He isn’t my son, brother, grandson & I constantly feel that I want to thank the bereaved. Those he left behind. Through them I have been allowed a tiny glimpse of a beautiful life, a path that was to unfold, milestones reached & those yet to come. An irrepressible little boy with a dancing spirit. And feeling that spirit- how tempting to imagine none of this happened. An un-reality.
So when I look at this picture I feel a certain loss of balance, like you feel when you’ve been spinning in a circle & suddenly stop. That’s the effect of the picture.
Wow Julia Macaulay what a profound and beautiful statement…..
Jim Pettijohn, you have a right to your own opinion. Your view just isn’t important here. Not valid & not relevant here.
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