***The following post and slide show deal with sensitive subject matter.  Discretion for those with little ones who like to peek over mommy’s shoulder, but may be too sensitive for the video***

A little life lost, a family grieves.  What comfort are words, when the pain is still so new?  We hold onto each other, to our faith.  We remember the little life, the space occupied for so brief a time.  We fill the void with memories.

Many of you are aware that my dear friends, Jim and Lisa Ross recently experienced just such a loss.  In the midst of their grief, they were approached by a photographer from Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep, an organization of volunteer photographers who provide photographic memories, doing their very best to capture the love that transcends tragedy.  The slide show below is such an amazing compilation and serves as a poignant memorial to little Gabriel Alexander; much loved and taken much too soon.