December 30th 2009 9:34 pm
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Georgie crossed the Rainbow Bridge tonight and joined her angel fur siblings. I was right here at the gates of paradise to greet her with open paws. Dog knows there has been too much sadness this year with a lot of us special furs coming to doggie paradise.
My mom found this special prayer just this week and sends it out to Georgie's mom and all the other furs who have come to the Rainbow Bridge. For all us guys we can replace the "she" and "her" with "he" and "him" as it fits all us special fur babies.
A Parting Prayer
Dear Lord, please open your gates
and call St. Francis
to come escort this beloved companion
across the Rainbow Bridge.
Assign her to a place of honor,
for she has been a faithful servant
and has always done her best to please me.
Bless the hands that send her to you,
for they are doing so in love and compassion,
freeing her from pain and suffering.
Grant me the strength not to dwell on my loss.
Help me remember the details of her life
with the love she has shown me.
And grant me the courage to honor her
by sharing those memories with others.
Let her remember me as well
and let her know that I will always love her.
And when it's my time to pass over into your paradise,
please allow her to accompany those
who will bring me home.
Thank you, Lord,
for the gift of her companionship
and for the time we've had together.
And thank you, Lord,
for granting me the strength
to give her to you now.
- © Brandy Duckworth, 1998
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