Creating space to pause, reflect and share experiences with dying and death

Letters

Letters

Mom had a full long life raising four children.

Mom had a full long life raising four children.

Thank you all for your care and the pleasant manner in which you handle all situations. You go above and beyond and I will miss our little chats. Mom had a full long life raising four children. She was a good, decent person who always tried to

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Your peace comforts my tears

Your peace comforts my tears

Dear God, You are my strength – my anchor and safe place. Your peace comforts my tears, your love casts away my fears. Thank you today for today. A struggling pilgrim on life’s path.

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Her music has filled my life

Her music has filled my life

To my strong, loving Mom who taught me to always speak my mind, protect my family at all cost and embrace life to the fullest. We sang together in life and we sand to her tape during her death. Her music has filled my life and my

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All my work I do in your honor

All my work I do in your honor

Grandpa, I wish you could see me now! All I have accomplished and how happy I am! I know you are with me when the birds come to the feeder. I wish so many days I could hear you say how proud you are of me. All

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Did you hear me?

Did you hear me?

Dear mom, The last thing I said was “I love you” The door closed at the same time….did you hear me? I love you Your baby boy

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We are a reflection of the little choices we make

We are a reflection of the little choices we make

Dearest Prabhanna, Your loss was sudden, unfathomable, yet bit like a ton of bricks. You were only 40 when you passed due to myocardial infarcts, and your lust for life only makes it sadder. We are a reflection of all the little choices we make. You were

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The toughest thing to see is a mother walking away

The toughest thing to see is a mother walking away

The worst decision a parent is asked to make is when to pull the plug on their 7 year old fighting brain cancer. The toughest thing to see is a mother walking away from the hospital after her only son passes away!

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You were always happy

You were always happy

To my friend Wheslay, Thank you for letting me visit you at Hospice Care. You were always happy, joyful and wise for a young man! I’m happy for you that your last few months in this world were fun, and full of life-enriching experiences. (at Chinook Hospice)

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See you when I get home

See you when I get home

To my big brother, I miss you! You left us w/ more questions than answers. I truly hope you have found the peace you were looking for.Thank you for the gift of your beautiful daughters. See you when I get home. Your little sister

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We are all survivors

We are all survivors

To my older brother who died from suicide when he was 18 To my mom who died from cancer before turning 50 To my Oma with dementia To my youngest brother who has lost a mom & brother before he was even 13… You live on in

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