I have parted with many of my friends and relatives over the past few years (Just today, I was at a friend's funeral), and it hurts like hell.
I consider myself fortunate in my firm belief that we all return to 'the soup', where we're all reconciled with our loved ones at the end of our
I reckon it doesn't matter what species we are, we are all part of the same thing, and the only difference between us and our ancestors is the
apparent seperateness which our senses bestow upon us.
Through the pain of grief, we can truly realise how fickle our disagreements are, and can move towards a broader perspective on life and each
I don't mean to come across as preachy or anything, but this is my belief, and if anyone else can benefit from it, I feel I have done something to
make the world a better place, and the experience of grief is still fresh in my mind (Plus I'm a little bit drunk), so I may be rambling on a bit
I believe I have had direct experience of the hereafter, so that's what I mean by the previous stuff.
I really feel for you, and hope you feel better soon, as I know I will.
My advice is, get another dog (Or whatever) as soon as you feel capable of doing so, and provide it with the love and affection you have obviously
given to your previous companions, and when it's your turn to shed this mortal coil, you'll have one hell of a greeting party when you get there.
All the best,
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