Obituary for Samantha Barrett
Unexpectedly at the Sault Area Hospital on Monday May 1, 2017 at the age of 29. Daughter of the late Roy Reidman and Cathy Graham. Sister of Tabitha Whyte, Todd Barrett and Terry Barrett. Niece to Gayle and Lawrence. There will be a Celebration of Life on May 20, 2017 at 11:00am at the New Life Pentecostal Church in Gravenhurst. The family would like to thank Alisa from Crisis Support, Sue from Ontario Works and O’Sullivan Funeral Home for the help and support during this difficult time. Donations in Samantha's memory may be made to the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society.
There are only two days in every week
that we should not worry about,
two days that should be kept free from fear and apprehension.
One is Yesterday
with its mistakes and cares,
its faults and blunders, its aches and pains.
Yesterday has passed, forever beyond our control.
All the money in the world cannot bring back yesterday.
We cannot undo a single act we performed.
Nor can we erase a single word we said.
The other day we shouldn't worry about is Tomorrow
with its impossible adversaries, its burden,
its hopeful promise and poor performance.
Tomorrow is beyond our control.
Tomorrow's sun will rise either in splendor
or behind a mask of clouds - but it will rise.
Until it does, we have no stake in tomorrow, for it is yet unborn.
This leaves only one day - Today.
Any person can fight the battles of just one day.
It is only when we add the burdens of yesterday and tomorrow
that we break down.
The experience of today doesn't drive people mad -
it is the remorse of bitterness for something
which happened yesterday,
and the dread of what tomorrow may bring.
Let us therefore live one day at a time!
- Author Unknown