In the Hebrew language the word shalom means peace and is used as a salutation at meetings and partings.
It is a coming and a going.
I realize we never really possess anything despite my fierce heart that wanted to draw them near to me as if they were my children. But we don’t possess children either. Or lovers. We simply love.
I didn’t get to say goodbye to my mother who died by suicide. I thank God I got to say goodbye today.
I wish them peace.