Today Teague and Dene and our team worked with heavy equipment to create at least one lane passage at all washouts on Balarat. We can now drive down to Jamestown.
The Boulder County Rescue team extracted Joey from the collapsed home today. About 40 of us gathered in front of his home as they brought Joey out. The rescue team stepped back. We gathered. An invitation was made for anyone that wanted to say something, to step forward. Several did. I remember Joey was the first person I met in Jamestown. His warmth and unique character was one of the reasons I built a home here.
About 15 people, men and women stepped forward taking hold of the straps. There wasn’t enough room for everyone to step forward to lift Joey, so we doubled up, the group expanding out, shoulder to shoulder. Joey was surrounded by those that love him, hands on shoulders as we carried Joey to the hearse located 100 feet up the road.
Matt, began singing, “this little light of mine… let it shine, let it shine, let it shine..”
Joey is a thread of this community, his thread remains with us, we miss him.
It’s been a long day.
Tomorrow is a new day…
Be present in each moment, impact a life today, shine your divine light as Joey did in your unique way, touch someone with your awareness, let them know you see them.
We saw Joey. We are grateful for having the privilege to have his light shine into our awareness.