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St. Joes

I miss you so much dad

I miss you so much dad

I miss you so much dad, everyday the world reminds me how special it was when you were physically here with me – now I just use my senses to remember that I and this world is so much better for having had you in it. T’amo

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I felt so strong in your arms

I felt so strong in your arms

 I remember when we first met; it was the single most thrilling day of my life. Those beautiful blue eyes that made me forget all the pain that seemed to never go away. I felt strong in your arms, like Spiderman. You made me who I am

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I have never grieved the death of my best friends

I have never grieved the death of my best friends

I have never grieved the death of my best friends; the Reflection Room makes/moves me into solitude – being one with the Lord. In a short moment, I want to say thank you to my friends Noel who died of lung cancer at 33 and Sr. Ruth

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Far from home and your family

Far from home and your family

I was young and scared, you were older and dying. Far from home and your family, and with no resources. I did my job and no more and in your last days I was not there. You will always be with me. I am so sorry.

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