Category Archives: Loss

Big Hearts and Small

Having a big heart can lead to greater pain when it breaks, but having a small heart leads to a lifetime of suffering. With Love, Russ   Advertisements

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My Old Friend is Gone

Duke collapsed yesterday morning and had a hard time getting up. I rushed him to the vet, they examined him and had me bring him to the emergency medical hospital last night. He kept getting worse and became non-responsive this … Continue reading

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Waxing Poetic

I’ve been on a poetic roll these last few days. If you’d like to experience my poetry, please check out my blog devoted to it at http://agratefulmanspoetry.com. A Grateful Man’s Poetry The titles of some of my recent creations include: “A … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Christmas this Year for those Who’ve Lost Loved Ones

A Different Christmas For all who miss loved ones this holiday season… I experienced this on Facebook and was deeply touched by it. With Love, Russ    

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You

You Seemingly from out of nowhere Thoughts of you drift gently into my mind. They linger for moments then fade away As dew on a sunny day. Leaving a small and wistful smile in their wake. The journey from heart … Continue reading

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The Way Out is Often Through

In my last post I mentioned some things I want to expand a bit on. I believe that attempts to quickly end suffering (or just go numb for a while because the pain is so bad) often leads to addictions … Continue reading

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You’re a Beautiful Memory

  You’re a Beautiful Memory Long after You’ve gone Your memory Brings Hope In the deepest Depths of despair Beauty When ugly Seems everywhere Love To transform apathy Wisdom To help my eyes to see Light That shines through darkest … Continue reading

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