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Madison Family Cemetery

Cling stone

At Montpelier, the home of President James Madison, in Orange, Virginia.
This stone was in the family cemetery located near the site of the family’s original home to which they relocated from the Tidewater area in the early 18th Century.

That January afternoon, the rays of the setting winter sun highlighted the message that has endured long after the names on the monument lost their association with the loving, callous-handed people buried there.

Maybe that is what they intended.

Maybe that’s why I admire them. In a time when social media was literally carved in stone, here is their text message that endures with relevance, two hundred years later.

Comments on: "Madison Family Cemetery" (2)

  1. cathyallen said:

    This is really lovely, and you’ve touched my heart, reminding me to look carefully. There may be a message from the Lord in the most unexpected place. Thank you, dear lady!

    • Godmama Cathy!

      Thank you for your lovely comments on the blog post!!

      I hope you and your dad are well, and think about you both more often than you might expect.

      May God bless your every step!

      Love from,


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