Farewell Sharon C.

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Sarah25

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Death Is Nothing At All
By Henry Scott Holland

Death is nothing at all.
I have only slipped away to the next room.
I am I and you are you.
Whatever we were to each other,
That, we still are.

Call me by my old familiar name.
Speak to me in the easy way
which you always used.
Put no difference into your tone.
Wear no forced air of solemnity or sorrow.

Laugh as we always laughed
at the little jokes we enjoyed together.
Play, smile, think of me. Pray for me.
Let my name be ever the household word
that it always was.
Let it be spoken without effect.
Without the trace of a shadow on it.

Life means all that it ever meant.
It is the same that it ever was.
There is absolute unbroken continuity.
Why should I be out of mind
because I am out of sight?

I am but waiting for you.
For an interval.
Somewhere. Very near.
Just around the corner.

All is well
.

Lovely.
 

RandallFlagg19

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I am so incredibly sad, Sharon you were a beautiful wonderful woman and we were blessed to have you with us. I hope you are in a wonderful place now, reunited with loved ones who passed into the clearing. May your ashes travel successfully to Newfoundland and rest peacefully by your mother and father.

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GNTLGNT

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...since she and I were such fans...
“Grief can destroy you --or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for nothing if it had to end in death, and you alone. OR you can realize that every moment of it had more meaning than you dared to recognize at the time, so much meaning it scared you, so you just lived, just took for granted the love and laughter of each day, and didn't allow yourself to consider the sacredness of it. But when it's over and you're alone, you begin to see that it wasn't just a movie and a dinner together, not just watching sunsets together, not just scrubbing a floor or washing dishes together or worrying over a high electric bill. It was everything, it was the why of life, every event and precious moment of it. The answer to the mystery of existence is the love you shared sometimes so imperfectly, and when the loss wakes you to the deeper beauty of it, to the sanctity of it, you can't get off your knees for a long time, you're driven to your knees not by the weight of the loss but by gratitude for what preceded the loss. And the ache is always there, but one day not the emptiness, because to nurture the emptiness, to take solace in it, is to disrespect the gift of life.”
Dean Koontz, Odd Hours
 

kingricefan

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Spent yesterday and today at a campsite with some friends and while we were sitting around talking, with the sun shining thru the trees which were full of chirping birds, I thought about you and it brought a smile to my face. A friend asked what was so funny and I said just thinking about another friend. Miss you.
 

RandallFlagg19

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Spent yesterday and today at a campsite with some friends and while we were sitting around talking, with the sun shining thru the trees which were full of chirping birds, I thought about you and it brought a smile to my face. A friend asked what was so funny and I said just thinking about another friend. Miss you.

Sharon C is most definitely the sun through the trees. Shine bright light, stars illuminate through the dark of night.