Tuesday, September 5, 2023

My sweet Luna went over the rainbow bridge

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I'll return when I can smile again.

Pura vida.


34 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa,

    Sorry for your loss.
    That dogs have short lives is one gut-wrenching thing about this world.

    - Bryce (in Kingston, Ontario, Canada)

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  2. I wish you better days ahead - we are not worthy of the love of our pets.
    Luna brought you love and happiness while on earth......

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  3. I often say that a being doesn't truly die until they are no longer thought of. Luna will live on as long as you want her to. I am sorry for your loss.

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  4. Oh, so sorry. The price we pay for loving is sometimes sorrow, but the love lives on.

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  5. So sorry for your pain. Remember, no longer by your side but always in your heart.

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  6. "Some of its magic, some of its tragic but I've had a good life all the way"

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  7. I take comfort knowing that the animals we love and protect on this side of the bridge will love and protect us when they lead us across that same bridge....Loving sigh.

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  8. Anyone who says money cant buy love or happiness has never paid a canine adoption fee. In full disclosure we have had our hearts broken 5X and still counting.

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  9. Wishing you all the aloha in the universe, Lisa.

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  10. So sorry to hear.

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  11. We always know this day is coming for our companions. But that doesn't stop us from getting them and loving them dearly for the time that they are with us. So sorry for your loss, Lisa.

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  12. I am so, so sorry. Please take all the time you need. And know also, that you gave Luna the best possible life. You did good.

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  13. I'm so sorry - it's always a heartbreak. She knew you did everything; take your time to grieve. Hugs!

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  14. The Silent Spaces

    I. The Awakening

    When I first awoke a hand touched me
    and it felt of kindness and love
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    I learned to love the touch in an instant
    through the skin all the way to my heart and soul
    I learned to await the moments of caress
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    When I first awoke the scent surrounded me
    and it smelled of love and kindness
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    I learned to love the scent in an instant
    replacing the scent of my mother in my heart and soul
    I learned to await the times when it filled me
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    When I first awoke I tasted that which held me
    and I drank of the kindness and love
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    I learned to love the taste in an instant
    it sated me as if it filled my heart and soul
    I learned to await every bite of belief
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    When I first awoke I saw the face above me
    the look of gentle love and kindness
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    I learned to love the sight in an instant
    filling my eyes, my being, my heart and soul
    I learned to await the coming, every appearance
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    When I first awoke the sound engulfed me
    and I heard the kindness and love
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    I learned to love the sound in an instant
    hearing fulfilled my being unto my heart and soul
    I learned to love the arrival of the sounds
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    II. The Letting Go

    When I last closed my eyes the hand lingered
    and it still felt of kindness and love
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    but I have learned many kinds of touches
    the kind and the cruel on my heart and soul
    I learned to love the caresses unconditionally
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    When I last closed my eyes the scent lingered
    and still I smelled the love and kindness
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    but I have learned many kinds of scents
    both wary and eager for my heart and soul
    I learned to love the knowledge they brought
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    When I last closed my eyes the taste lingered
    I yearned to drink the kindness and love
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    but I have learned many kinds of tastes
    the sweet and the bitter pierce my heart and soul
    I learned to await the feasts and the hunger
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    When I last closed my eyes the image lingered
    a look of sorrow filled with love and kindness
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    but I have learned many kinds of sights
    gentle, angry and indifferent to my heart and soul
    I learned to treasure every appearance
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    When I last closed my eyes the sound lingered
    a sad litany of regret, pain, kindness and love
    and trust, the promise of safety and security
    but I have learned many kinds of sounds
    silence, whispers, calls, shouts in my heart and soul
    I learned to love the silent spaces, to wait
    and savored each as if it would continue forever.

    jeg.

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  15. so sorry to read - glad she got to spend her final hours loved with her mom

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  16. Deepest condolences.

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  17. Awwww... She was a gift.

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  18. I'm very sorry. My condolences.

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  19. I grieve with you, I lost my 12 year old Riley 2 weeks ago. The solace is in remembering the unconditional love they brought us and knowing our hearts will always be filled with their memories. Heartfelt condolences, Lisa.

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  20. Very sorry for your loss. I send my condolences

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  21. I'm so sorry for your loss.

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  22. May your precious puppy rest in peace. I can attest that losing one's pet is one of the hardest things to experience! I still miss my Rosie, even after 10 years!

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  23. Sorry, Lisa. 😞

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  24. May Luna’s memory be
    eternal. ðŸĶī 💖

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  25. I am so very, very sorry to hear of your loss. Take as much time as you need. With tears in my eyes, wishing you all the best ...

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  26. Take all the time you need. We'll be here.

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  27. I'm so sorry. Her wings were ready but your heart was not.

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  28. Don't cry because it's over
    Smile because it happened

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  29. you know, something I was told years ago occurs to me now. we don't own dogs. they are born and live here with us for a time while they practice love and making people happy; and just when they've got it right, well, God, or someone like Him based on what we each choose to believe decides that what they've learned is needed elsewhere

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  30. My commiserations.

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  31. May her memory be eternal. Lisa, sincere condolences ❤️ . . .

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  32. I'm so sorry, and I empathize. One of my cats went last week and will be there to greet her.

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  33. Luna will ever hold a place in your heart, I'm sure, as will all our rescues are in ours. She was most lucky to have your love and care throughout her days here. Be well and stay strong in the knowledge that you have made this world a better place.

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