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I imagine what you could look like

I imagine what you could look like

Fifteen years has passed since you left us, too young, too soon. You were only three months old. Every time I meet a beautiful 15 year old teen, I imagine what you could look like, how you would have been a great sister to your three brothers. […]

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She came to our care for two weeks only

She came to our care for two weeks only

Recently a 6 year old girl died in our community…although she came to our care for 2 weeks only the bonding, planning and support that embraced this troubled, sad family brought out special reflections of love and compassion. Blessing all.

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Oh la! La vie.

Oh la! La vie.

One last words of a child at the palliative center for kids “lighthouse” said to me and his family before passing away. “Oh la! La Vie” This powerful sentence in which he said it loud and clear was his last words. This word changed everything in my […]

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I was playing on the floor with a sick child

I was playing on the floor with a sick child

Arriving on my interview day 5 years ago at the lighthouse and on arrival a young girl ask me to lie on the floor to play a game. That precious moment of putting aside my interview manners of having to act a certain way was put aside […]

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I talk to your dad almost daily

I talk to your dad almost daily

Carter — my nephew who died this spring in Northern Saskatchawan. Seventeen years old. (There just are not the resources there to support grieving families) Carter — I talk to your Dad almost daily. He misses you so much. His pain is palpable. I promise you I will […]

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