LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASE makes a memorable alternative to traditional Funeral Flowers. Release live Monarch Butterflies as a celebration of your loved ones life. We guarantee your beautiful butterflies will arrive alive and in time for a lovely tribute. ” I found sending a prayer on the wings of a butterfly to be a powerful spiritual experience and their vibrancy an affirmation of my mothers life. It is a memory that I will always hold dear in my heart. The minister said that it was totally unique to his experience and that it –Susan M.
In early Christian tradition the butterfly was a symbol of resurrection. One at a time each of us went and stood by the urn and whispered (or spoke out loud) to our butterfly packet our wish/blessing/prayer for my mother and then released the butterfly. It was an incredibly moving, deeply personal time and many people were in tears.-S. Monjan. With over 14 years combined experience in the butterfly release industry, you can be assured of becoming another very satisfied customer.
“While Waiting for Thee”
Don’t weep at my grave,
For I am not there,
I’ve a date with a butterfly
To dance in the air.
I’ll be singing in the sunshine,
Wild and free,
Playing tag with the wind,
While I’m waiting for thee.
“Lessons Mother Taught Us”
She planted dill for swallow-tails
and milkweed where monarchs would lay
their caterpillar offspring round
the grass green meadows of May.
The migrants returned then as always;
how quickly her crops were consumed!
but countless chrysalides dotted the dell
tucked inside their golden cocoons.
Then early one morning she beckoned
us watch the mystery unfold;
the metamorphosis almost complete
translucent shells gave up their gold.
Wet wings greeted the rising sun
and the warmth of a soft summer breeze,
soon butterflies coloured meadow and wood
floating gracefully throughout the trees.
She told us of unseen transcendings
as we watched the born-agains soar;
so certain were we then of heaven
as if we had been there before.
from: At the Water’s Edge
Copyright ?1997, 1998
As you release this butterfly in honor of me,
know that I’m with you and will always be.
Hold a hand, say a prayer, close your eyes and see me there.
Although you may feel a bit torn apart,
please know that I’ll be forever in your heart.
Now fly away butterfly as high as you can go,
I’m right there with you more than you know.
By Jill Haley
“I Am Always With You”
When I am gone, release me, let me go.
I have so many things to see and do,
You mustn’t tie yourself to me with too many tears,
But be thankful we had so many good years.
I gave you my love, and you can only guess
How much you’ve given me in happiness.
I thank you for the love that you have shown,
But now it is time I traveled on alone.
So grieve for me a while, if grieve you must
Then let your grief be comforted by trust
That it is only for a while that we must part,
So treasure the memories within your heart.
I won’t be far away for life goes on.
And if you need me, call and I will come.
Though you can’t see or touch me, I will be near
And if you listen with your heart, you’ll hear
All my love around you soft and clear
And then, when you come this way alone,
I’ll greet you with a smile and a “Welcome Home”.