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Living With Out You
by MaryGrace Patterson
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Death is so final! There is nothing one can do to stop it's coming. It is very hard to endure the aftermath of such an earth shattering event....


Dearest Richard ,

Timeless minutes merge into hours,
which blend into to days of pain
and emptyness.

I feel lost, adrift in a sea of emotional dispair and grief,
as I long to hear your voice and feel your touch.

As I endure the solitude of lonely nights, tears fall,
but they don't bring relief from the dispair I feel!

Dawn brings escape from the darkness which envelopes my soul.

Onward I trude, in my quest to live life with out you by my side !

I miss you so much !!!!!!!      

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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 9/7/2012
Miss my hubby on lonely nights, tears fall for me, i know the feeling exactly, it isn't easy at all. You are posting just like i did when i lost my Tom. Just keep busy, very busy.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 9/7/2012
MAY GOD BLESS YOU, DEAR MaryGrace!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 9/4/2012
It's been almost two months since my husband died. I don't cry every day now, but I still miss him so very much! My life has changed dramatically and it's very hard to face each day with out him.. Thanks for all your kind words....M
Reviewed by jude forese 8/19/2012
death does not kill off the spirit ... yes, we miss the bodily, emotional presence of a loved one but we shouldn't forget death is a state of transformation ... though it is natural to miss them, memories. can help keep them alive ..
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 8/18/2012
Dear MaryGrace...I truly feel the ache within your heart and soul but realize that your strength in believing in our Creator is more important now than ever in order for you to see your loved ones, including Richard, again.
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 8/10/2012
MaryGrace.. I am deeply sorry for the aching void you are enduring from the loss of your beloved husband.

My prayers are with you.. may you feel the Everlasting Arms embracing you.. and carrying you on, from one day to the next. May His love for you fill the gaping wound in your heart and spirit. May His peace rest upon you and ease your mind. And in His perfect timing, may you heal completely from the indescribable loss.

With healing love, Rhonda
PS> Connie let me know.. she is a true and precious friend - to both of us :)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/9/2012
So very sorry for your immense loss, MaryGrace. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 8/8/2012
I hope Richard whispers to you
& The Lord releases you as Joyce voiced
Our emotions riveting when we feel heartache
through the permance of loss...
and too Richards Homecoming to The Lord
is hard to comfort though you know he rejoices
I pray the Lord embraces you with comfort
I send you Love's Blessings & Healing Prayers
Vickie
Reviewed by JMS Bell 8/8/2012
MARYGRACE, MY DEAR SISTER IN CHRIST, I FEEL YOUR PAIN AND I SEARCH FOR THE WORDS THAT WILL HELP YOU TO FEEL SOME TYPE OF RELIEF. I PRAYED AND THEN I THOUGHT OF SOMETHING AND I WAS WONDERING IF YOU MIGHT LOOK AT RICHARD'S PARTING FROM ANOTHER ASPECT...JUST FOR A MINUTE. DO YOU REALIZE SOMETHING? YOU ARE CRYING, BUT RICHARD IS NOT CRYING. YOU ARE IN PAIN, BUT RICHARD IS NOW FREE FROM PAIN. YOU ARE LAMENTING AND MOURNING BUT RICHARD IS REJOICING IN THE PRESENCE OF HIS REDEEMER...HIS MAKER AND CREATOR. RICHARD HAS MET JESUS! AND RICHARD DOESN'T FEEL 'LOST' AT ALL...HE IS FINALLY 'HOME'. GOD SAW RICHARD'S SUFFERING AND TOOK HIM HOME BECAUSE HE LOVES RICHARD AND DIDN'T WANT HIM TO SUFFER ANYMORE. DO YOU THINK RICHARD WANTS TO GO BACK INTO THAT PHYSICAL BODY THAT HURT HIM SO MUCH? I DON'T THINK SO. I THINK HE IS HAPPY TO AT LAST BE 'FREE' FROM HIS PAINS. NOW WHAT ABOUT YOU, MY FRIEND? WILL YOU SEEK TO BE 'FREE' FROM THE PAIN OF 'GOD'S WILL' FOR RICHARD? YOU LOVED YOUR HUSBAND, YES...BUT JESUS, HE LOVED HIM BEST. I BEG YOU TO PRAY, MY DEAR...PRAY AS YOU NEVER HAVE PRAYED BEFORE AND ASK GOD FOR THE STRENGTH TO ACCEPT 'HIS WILL' FOR RICHARD. MAY THE PRESENCE AND LOVE OF ALMIGHTY GOD SURROUND YOU AND MAY YOU BE INFUSED WITH THE 'PEACE' THAT SURPASSES ALL UNDERSTANDING. LOOK UP, MARYGRACE...LOOK UP! LET THE LIGHT OF JESUS' 'HEALING POWER' ENCOMPASS YOU TOTALLY; HEART, MIND AND SOUL. REMEMBER THAT THE LOVE RICHARD HAD FOR YOU CAME THROUGH HIM FROM ABOVE AND THAT LOVE HAS NOT GONE ANYWHERE. THAT LOVE REMAINS. 'ALLOW' JESUS TO DO FOR YOU WHAT YOU CANNOT DO FOR YOURSELF...'ALLOW' HIM TO STRENGTHEN YOU. IF YOU WANT TO BE FREE FROM THE AGONY YOU ARE GOING THROUGH, HE WILL HELP YOU. JESUS IS WAITING...ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS...ASK. I AM PRAYING FOR YOU AND I LOVE YOU. YOU ARE NOT GOING THROUGH THIS ALONE, YOU HAVE A FRIEND AND I AM NOT TALKING ABOUT YOUR DEN FRIENDS, FAMILY OR OTHER ACQUAINTANCES...BUT I KNOW THAT YOU ALREADY KNOW THIS. YOUR SISTER IN CHRIST. JOYCE
Reviewed by Mary Metcalf 8/8/2012
oh, dear Mary Grace...my heart reaches out to you for your loss...there is no ease for the pain...there is no filling of the lonely nights...only the memories you carry and the love you shared and still feel will be there for you always. i offer my shoulder to soak up the tears and lean on...i offer my sympathy and prayers to ease your pain and lonliness...i offer my friendship along with my ears to listen to all your memories...i am always here for you
love and hugs
mary etta
Reviewed by Deborah Tornillo 8/8/2012
Mary Grace: I'm so very sorry for your loss of Richard and today have read this poem and your previous poem of him passing away July 6. My heart aches for you and I truly feel your pain and will hope and pray for you that with each new day time will heal. Grief is a slow process, but believe me things will get better for you. Wonderful memories are what you have now. Hold on to them and let Richard flood your life right now with those wonderful memories of you and him. God grant you the strength to go on and one day you will be blessed and will see Richard again. You will be in my prayers and God love you.

Deborah



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