We spent the day Tuesday at the cemetery. I know that sounds weird, but in Poland on November 1st EVERYONE spends the day at the cemetery. I had heard that this was a time when people prayed for the souls of their loved ones who had died. But this past weekend I learned that it may be a time when people pray TO their loved ones asking them to intercede on their behalf to God because they are already on the other side. Either way, it can be looked at in a negative way or it can be a time of reflection to remember those we have loved that have passed away. The cemetery we visited was breathtaking. We went during the day and were able to see the gorgeous flowers and then went back at night...well like 5:00 because it is already dark...to see all the candles that were lit up on the graves. I was amazed at the beauty and the amount of people. Today I was talking to a mom from Macie's school about our experience. When I told her we didn't have this in America she looked SHOCKED. This is definitely for you to experience just once.
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