How Long Will The Pain Last?
To My Beloved Big Boy Sparky
How long will the pain last?” a broken
hearted mourner asked me.”
All the rest of your Life.” I have to
We never quite forget. No matter how
many years pass, we remember.
The loss of a loved pet is like a
major operation. Part of us is removed, and
we have a scar for the rest of our lives.
As years go by, we manage.
There are things to do, people to care for,
tasks that call for full attention.
But the pain is still there, not far
below the surface.
We see a face that looks familiar,
hear a meow that echoes, we look at a
photograph of our beloved pet, see a
landscape that once we saw together, and
it seems as though a knife were in the
so painfully. And mixed with joy, too.
Because remembering a happy time is not
all sorrow, it brings back happiness with it.
How Long will the pain Last?
All the rest of your life.
But the things to remember is
that not only the pain will last, but the
blessed memories as well.
Tears are proof of life. The more
love, the more tears.
If this be true, then how could we
ever ask that the pain cease altogether.
the memory of love would go with it.
The pain of grief is the price we pay for
My Beloved Sparky you Left Me Too Soon
And your passing Broke My Heart
I Love and Miss you My Big Boy,
|9, Aug 1988|
|Linda M. Goodman|