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Old 10-18-2010, 01:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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A letter from the Rainbow Bridge

To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from the Rainbow Bridge. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man."

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

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Old 10-18-2010, 08:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Just beautiful....I am saving this one too! LOL

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Old 10-18-2010, 08:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Brings back memories of losing my Omega, just like the Rainbow Bridge Poem.

RIP GIA 11/1/09-12/13/09

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Old 10-19-2010, 09:35 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for sharing this. A coworker recently lost her Chow, Missy. (well the Chow was her horrible aunt's and was neglected for most of her life-long, sad story). My coworker didn't know that doggie heaven is also known as The Rainbow Bridge. Anyway, I printed this out for her and explained that at Rainbow Bridge, Missy is getting all the love and affection she wasn't given here. She felt guilty for not being able to take Missy out of that awful mess. So I told her she would have a chance to make it up to Missy when they meet again. Missy knows and like all dogs, they don't hold grudges....

Thanks again M2R for this.
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RIP SUGAR Bear, 06/0 9/2001 - 07/02/2011.
Meet you at the Bridge, my sweet girl.

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Thank you very much for posting this. Reminds me of my Jaycee who I lost in Sept. of 08. The best dog I've ever had the provledge of knowing!
My ♥ belongs to:
Bojee September 4,2006
Hemi September 4,2010
Bronx June 2010 -waiting at the bridge.

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Old 10-18-2011, 07:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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This made me cry!!! I miss my Dakota so much!!! thank you for sharing that!!!
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Old 10-18-2011, 08:54 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Beautiful poem!
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It made my cry, it is so beautiful. I did not know it was called rainbow bridge either.
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I could only read the first 4 lines, and my eyes were full of tears, so I stopped reading.
I get SO emotional when I think that one day I will have to say goodbye


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Old 01-04-2012, 09:32 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Thanks for posting.
Tonka: Classic Brindle 12/2011
Dante: Flashy Fawn 4/2000- 8/2005, at the bridge
Ronin: Flashy Fawn 7/2005- 12/2011, at the bridge
Both always remembered and forever loved!
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