“When my daughter Anna was four, she and her younger sister Claire were asked to be flower girls for my sister-in-law's wedding,” says Anna’s mom, Angie. “Just a few years before the wedding, my father-in-law passed away unexpectedly, and we all knew that he would be present in spirit. But to signify his presence at the service, a wind chime holding his ashes was placed upon the altar. Not knowing the significance of the wind chime, my girls took to the altar before the wedding, and played and danced around the ashes of their grandfather. It was one of those meant-to-be moments that happens when you least expect it, but are grateful to have witnessed.”
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