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Tue, 3 Mar 2009 21:29:16 -0500
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Thank you so much for sharing this!  I did not know Rose Keith, but I think her words ring true for many of us.  I know she will be missed by friends and family both.

Kim Schooler
---- Janis Cramer <[log in to unmask]> wrote: 
> Friends,
> I went to Rose Keith's funeral this morning, and it raised up the impact our work can have on a life. First, a bunch of her kids from Santa Fe South were there, all sitting together. Inside the paper we all held was a copy of an epitaph Rose had written for herself as part of a writing assignment she had given kids two years ago:
> She said
> She wanted to be a pen in God's hand
> A trustworthy pen,
> that God would use to write about
> His patience and His love on the hearts
> of her family and students.
> She had no doubs:
> He is worthy of us all!
> I just wanted to share this with you. 
> Dana Loy