Two of my very best friends gave me a remembrance ring for the one year anniversary of Shawn’s death. It holds four aquamarine gemstones representing the month of Shawn’s birthday. This is also the gemstone for courage. There is a stone for each of us: Shawn, myself, Jordan and Maddi. It is one of the most precious gifts I have been given. I don’t think I will ever take it off. The circle of the ring reminds me of the continuity of our love and how that love, like the circle, can never be broken.
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