Granite Mtn. Hotshots Memorial photo HotshotsJuly2013156a_zpsb90e8211.jpg
One of thousands of tributes left for the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who perished June 30th in the Yarnell Hill Fire, at a memorial fence in Prescott, Arizona
Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?
Psalm 56:8, King James Version

Tell the wanderers
that their tears are safe with Me,
the Keeper of Love.

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on July 29, 2013, in Arizona, fence, Friday's Fences, Granite Mountain Hotshots, haiku, I Heart Macro, Macro Monday 2, Monday Mellow Yellows, Mornings with Mary, Northern Arizona, Prescott, Psalms, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Ruby Tuesday Too, Shine the Divine, Yarnell Hill Fire and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 30 Comments.

  1. Truly a beautiful and heartfelt message.

  2. beautiful tribute in your lovely haiku!

  3. Yes i echo the sentiment above, beautiful tribute

  4. i hovered over this very candle pausing to pray for these beautiful brave men and their families.

  5. I am remembering the day our home was surrounded by 3 fires in SoCal and we were forced to evacuate. So much devastation from wildfires but our home was spared. I am always humbled when I hear of others misfortune and loss. This is a beautiful post, thank you.

  6. Beautifull tribute. May they all rest in peace!


  7. Mother is always a place of safety and comfort. Beautiful prayers.

  8. A beautiful presentation of this glass. It looks as if the tall glass may protect a candle. Delightful haiku.

  9. Wonderful tribute, photo and haiku ~ a treasure ~ thanks ~ Happy Week to you .

  10. Your posts never disappoint! I always look forward to visiting. This sharing is so, so poignant and apt.

  11. A terrible story really – 19 too many lives cut off.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

  12. “” put thou my tears into thy bottle “”

    {{ love the one sprig of green grass
    growing up
    in front
    all hopeful like … }}

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      I was kind of annoyed by that blade of grass, blurry in the foreground. Glad you saw it in a different way, as a sign of hope! 😉

  13. Nobody says it better than you MMT.
    I am completely moved. ♥♥♥

  14. Even before I read what you wrote, I knew what it was. Thank you for your beautiful tribute in a photo and in haiku.

  15. a truly beautiful haiku

    much love…

  16. So tender… it is good to know there are places where are tears are held safely. Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)

  17. That was a sad day for the state of Arizona, not to mention the families!!! The brave firefighters need to be recognized and remembered as fearless!

    Well done.

  18. As my family is involved with our local volunteer fire company…we had a fundraiser breakfast for The Arizona crew. It was very successful. Hopefully the funds will help the survivors.

  19. Worth a thousand words……

  20. You always find the right things to put a big inspiring lift into our lives.

  21. Very nice tribute and sentiments to go with it!

  22. Lovely tribute to the memory of those brave firefighters.

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