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Help and prayers please

Discussion in 'Know Before You Go' started by TexasSue, Nov 5, 2006.

  1. TexasSue

    TexasSue Guest

    Hi - Back from a great cruise on Staurday only to find out my husband had passed away on Friday morning - No expected at all. I could use your prayers to help me get thru the next weeks. And I've looked but can't find the poem posed several times on here about the ship sailing off - could someone please repost it or tell me where to find it. Thanks
  2. ewheelock

    ewheelock Guest

    I am so sorry for the shock that you came home to. You definately have my thoughts and prayers. Your faith, family and friends will help you.
  3. BostonsJ

    BostonsJ Guest

    I'm so sorry for your loss. What a terrible shock for you. Please know you are in my thoughts.
  4. reggae

    reggae Guest

    So sad for you, Sue. Please know that you are in our prayers.
  5. Corky

    Corky Guest

    My heart goes out to you at this very sad time in your life. =hug
  6. Ruchela

    Ruchela Guest

    So very sorry to hear this. My prayers are with you.
  7. My thoughts and prayers are with you TexasSue. Such an awful shock to come home to.
  8. maw

    maw Guest

    Please accept our sympathy at this time .
  9. dldancer

    dldancer Guest

    I'm so sorry to hear this! My thoughts and prayers are with you. =hug
  10. reggae

    reggae Guest

    I believe this is the poem you requested...

    Gone from My Sight

    I am standing upon the seashore. A ship at my side
    spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and
    starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty
    and strength. I stand and watch her until at length
    she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where
    the sea and sky come to mingle with each other.

    Then someone at my side says: "There, she is gone!"

    "Gone where?"

    Gone from my sight. That is all. She is just as large in
    mast and hull and spar as she was when she left my side and
    she is just as able to bear her load of living freight to her
    destined port.

    Her diminished size is in me, not in her. And just at the
    moment when someone at my side says: "There, she is gone!"
    there are other eyes watching her coming, and other voices
    ready to take up the glad shout: "Here she comes!"

    And that is dying.
  11. marleejean

    marleejean Guest

    OMG.....how horrible that had to be for you.....so very sorry, Sue...and I hope that the love of friends and family can somehow get you through this.

  12. Donna - dsw

    Donna - dsw Guest

    Sue - I am so sorry for you! This has to be a major shock - please know that we are all here for you.

  13. Cruise cutie

    Cruise cutie Guest

    My heartfelt Condolences at this time Sue..my heart just aches for you.. please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers..stay strong.. and we are ALWAYS here for you...hugs..Joanne
  14. maria

    maria Guest

    I am so sorry for your shock. My prayers are with you at this very sad time.
  15. rburns44

    rburns44 Guest

    Prayers for you and your family.

  16. So deeply sorry for your loss. Our condolences to you and your family.
  17. TexasSue

    TexasSue Guest

    Yes that's what I wanted - thanks so much and thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. I'll post again in time.
  18. lizardstew

    lizardstew Guest

    Oh, Sue...I am so sorry to hear this terrible news. My prayers are with you.
  19. Beryl

    Beryl Guest

    Please accept my most sincere sympathy on your loss. The empty space in your heart and in your home will always be there but the memories of the happy times you spent together will surely bring you comfort with the passing of time. My deepest condolences.
  20. Whimsy

    Whimsy Guest

    What a horrible shock. We are so sorry for your loss.

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