Posts tagged grief
My heart aches for those who are dealing with the aftermath of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami in Japan. I just can’t imagine the pain they are going through. One minute, everything was fine. The next minute, many people lost everything. Their houses, their cars, their family members. Now they are poking through the remnants of their former lives, not only searching for anything salvageable, but searching for the bodies of their loved ones as well. I hope and pray that they have peace. I pray they have the strength to get through these next few days and weeks. Japan is just so modern, so strong, so… prepared. To see such a strong nation brought to its knees like this is gut wrenching. But I know that they will pull themselves out of the mire and rebuild, becoming a strong and great nation once again. Until then, however, they will be at the forefront of my thoughts and prayers.
I loved how soft and fluffy Turbo was after a brushing, and he liked it, too. I think he took a lot of pride in how he looked, even though he NEVER, and I do mean NEVER groomed himself, which is why he always had problems with his fur getting matted. When he was brushed, he would strut around the house as if he thought he was royalty, like a glorious lion.
His passing still hurts… I think about him all the time, and I often wonder if pets go to heaven. I hope they do. A family member sent us a poem called Rainbow Bridge. Every time I think about it, my eyes well up. I can only hope that after a beloved pet passes away, they wait somewhere, anticipating a reunion with thier beloved humans one day.