Memorial Poem: A golden heart stopped beating

A golden heart stopped beating

A golden heart stopped beating, Hard working hands at rest, It broke our hearts to see you go, God only takes the best. They say that memories are golden, Well maybe that is true, But we never wanted memories, We only wanted you. Your life was love and labour, Your love for your family true, […]

Be Still, My Soul

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Be Still, My Soul By: Catharina von Schlegel Be still, my soul; the Lord is on your side; Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain; Leave to your God to order and provide; In every change he faithful will remain. Be still, my soul; your best, your heavenly Friend Through thorny ways leads to […]

Serenity Prayer

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Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.Living one day at a time; enjoying one moment at a time; accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, […]

Although You’re Gone – Poem About Love Making Loss Easier

Although You’re Gone

Poem About Love Making Loss Easier Although You’re Gone Although you’re gone, I’m not alone, And never shall I be, For the precious memories of the bond we shared Will never depart from me. Our love surpassed the ups and downs And helped us along the way, And that same love will give me strength […]

Your Heart Will Grow Back Stronger

Blog Post Hospice Stories Your-Heart Will Grow Back Stronger

Cover photo of my mom, Madonna Fox and my son, taken December 11, 2011, at Tidewell Hospice Bradenton.   Ever hear the phrase “your heart will grow back stronger”? Well, I did and I thought it sounded trite. Until I experience something incredible. If you have read my story about how I became a stay at home mom and […]

Amazing Therapy Animals: A bright light during difficult times.

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Therapy animals are often a bright light during difficult times. When my mom was spending a weekend at Hospice on respite care (which absolutely didn’t work for me or her, but that’s another story), a therapy dog came to visit and put a huge smile on everyone’s face. Just today, I went to pick up cat food […]

10 Bible verses about grief, sorrow and comfort

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The following is a collection of 10 Bible verses about grief, sorrow, and comfort.They can be added to any of Cherished Prints’ design to personalize they for you. “God blesses those people who grieve. They will find comfort!” —Matthew 5:4    “Let us give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the […]

Grief Sneaks Up on You

Grief Sneaks Up on You

Grief Sneaks Up on You: Yesterday was my birthday and I spent the better half of it in tears. Monday, 9/12, I was easily irritated and felt walled off. By the evening I was so angry and wanted no one around me. In order to cheer me up, my husband gave me my birthday presents early. I […]

Orlando Strong: Tributes, Memorials, and Remembrances

The outpouring of love, generosity, and kindness shows me that Orlando is truly the City Beautiful because of its people. I went to bed Saturday night after a quiet day with my family only to wake up Sunday shocked and stunned. Not believing 49 people were shot and killed and another 53 injured. All this unfathomable violence at […]

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