We Remember Them

When we are weary and in need of strength,
When we are lost and sick at heart,
We remember them.

When we have a joy we crave to share
When we have decisions that are difficult to make
When we have achievements that are based on theirs
We remember them.

At the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winter
At the opening of the buds and in the rebirth of spring,
We remember them.

At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summer
At the rustling of the leaves and in the beauty of autumn,
We remember them.

At the rising of the sun and at its setting,
We remember them.
As long as we live, they too will live
For they are now a part of us,
As we remember them.

Adapted from the Yizkor Service