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Prayer for shelter

Right now we are about to get put out of the hotel we are in because we don't have 150 dollars it's raining and we have no where to go I hope God is in

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ltionship

Please, keep DEJAN J. and me in continued prayers for: Improvement, developing and deepening of our relationship; STRENGTHENING OF OUR LOVE; THAT GOD

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For my son Tommy after his sudden passing by a hit and run drunk driver 8/25/1997

Together Again For some do not know and they curse the reason why; their beloved is taken so early in life. It only happens to other’s you see; it will

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Your Garden's Grief

Each morning, my reflection speaks your eyes And stories of solemn glances, wisdom, smiles. Your voice imprinted; unfading;my mind wanders... The day is

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Title/ "You Were There" for my beloved Brother

To Hold my Hand when I was small, To pick me up when I would fall. We Laughed and Hugged and said funny things, both of us not knowing what life would

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Darling Child

At first I was completely stunned. As though walking in a daze. I could not accept that you were gone. But gradually, I left that phase. Then came pain

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A Journey Through Grief

At first I felt completely stunned. As though walking in a daze. I could not accept that you were gone. But gradually, I left that phase. Then came pain

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Brandon's Gifts

Brandon’s Gifts A Father’s Story of Love There’s a hole in my heart and a wondering that will never leave, and yet, I have had a great life. His name

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Since you been gone my soul went with you also

My husband and i were married for 46 yrs. He was 58 yrs old when he started having balance problems he wouldnt want to go see his dr. One day he fell and

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Sudden Loss Brings a Different Kind Of Grief.

I found my husband's body swimming in a pool of blood right outside my bedroom sliding glass door leading to the patio. He had fallen off the roof. He

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living in a parallel world

I met and married a dream of a man. He was everything I ever wanted. He was my package. We lived and raised our family in the same home, 27yrs. My sister

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My loving son, Scott

Scott was my son that was someone that I loved dearly. He was a great athlete and even played professional hockey. He worked hard at everything he did

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My son Christopher Hickman

I lost my son on February 3rd 2017 he was my only child I have cried every day since. He wasn't just my son he was my best friend and a large part of

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Losing SJ

Its like a movie that replays through your mind over and over again. To hear the words pronounced dead and we did all that we could do was the worst thing

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TRIBUTE TO A FATHER INDEED - PA FRANCIS MORONKEJI AKINYEYE

TRIBUTE TO A FATHER INDEED - BABA TEACHER Little did I know that a true father has to be firm, principled, disciplined, truthful and hard on his children

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My Dad...Alexander Sharp, Jr.

My dad never met a stranger. He was a good and honest man who just loved to talk about anything, especially his tractor, goats, ducks, birds (especially

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TRIBUTE TO A FATHER INDEED - PA FRANCIS MORONKEJI AKINYEYE

TRIBUTE TO A FATHER INDEED - BABA TEACHER Little did I know that a true father has to be firm, principled, disciplined, truthful and hard on his children

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Tribute to baba Elder Peter Onaiwu Osaigbovo

“Oto dede ukhun dede eroghorumwonkpa” is a saying my father often use. I have so much to say and yet I don't know what to say because I am short of words.

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My Heart Still Looks For You - Dad

My Dad, precisely on Wednesday, 31st of August 2016 at exactly 9.38am, you embark on the transition to your creator, God Almighty, The Giver and Sustainer

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I hammed Oyeunji,Mum my siblings and all Oyetunji Familys in Gbogan in Osun State Missing you every moment DAD

Can't believe i won't see you anymore My dad (Alhaji Abudul Waidi Oyetunji) ,....It's 8days today you answered GOD call. But the most important thing I

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My Dad was my hero

Well he was the best father I think anyone could ask for. Always had a smile on his face, never let anything get to him, sarcastic (he was in a coma for

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simple, hardworking, responsible man

Dad only made it through the 10th grade, but he managed to raise 9 kids by working hard in the same factory job for over 47 years. By responsibly saving,

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Dad but fathy to all

16 years this month, you left us without a warning. It was not even in my wildest dream thought that your journey was around the corner and that's

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Our Mother Kristy Ann Smith

Not a day goes by that you are not miss. I thought it might get easier as time went by, but it doesn't. I don't know how to come to terms with reality

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I miss my beloved mother

Oh mommie how I miss you. The awful anguish and grief I have is unlike anything I have ever experienced. No words can express my grief of losing you from

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My Beautiful Soul

Mabel Ruth Francis 8-12-1954 to 7-2-2016. Dear Mommy, I love you with everything I am. When you left this world on that Saturday Morning, I not only

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Your Always On My Mind Ted Leopard

TED E. LEOPARD AKA EDWARD, ED; I LOVED YOU FROM DAY ONE 1970. WITH OUR VOWS WE TOOK. MY LOVE WILL NEVER STOP. YOU GAVE ME SO MUCH LOVE,HAPPINESS AND OUR

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Dead is Dead, Call it What it is

I hate the word dead. But there is no other word that better describes my husband's present and forevermore state. My husband died on a ski hill one afternoon.

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Your Brain's Ability to Heal a Broken Heart

I lost a best friend without any warning. Robyn was my senior VP at the Mita Brain Center and a person's I've seen daily for the past 25 years. In the

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My spouse Tom Mathews 2/1951 - 4/1991

TOM A very special soul was he; he came from heaven to witness it all, He chose a life with many courses, some of danger and others of passion. A struggling

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Chelsea Anne Michele Brown

My dearest daughter, from the moment you were born I became your Mother and Guardian. Throughout your life I tried so hard to provide the love and support

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grace samuel simonson

Mum you were such a lovely and caring mother i cherished so much. you cared so much in time of difficulties and in time of ugly situation, i felt so much

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Roland Steve Raza

Our beloved Roly has left us to join our Lord , missed by a loving wife Carol and all your friends and family Leroy, Brian, Achoow, Graham, Robert raj

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Alasdair Neil Conlon

Alasdair I still can't believe that you're gone . you were so much loved by everyone who can in to contact with you . you were so like me in many ways

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A Pillar In The Community

The Town of Sicily Island has designated June 04 , 2017 as the Excellena Williams Memorial Day. Excellena ( Tammy ) Williams was a pillar in the community.

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Motorcycle accident

I'd been working from home when there was an anxious knock at the door - a lovely police woman stood outside, concerned, and asked if my husband was home.

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Terribly Lost

My name is Alicia Webber and I am a 29-year old living in Maine. I have no children and I am single and I live alone in a small one-bedroom apartment.

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Time.....

It's been 5 years since Dad is gone....... We miss him from dusk til dawn...... All his loving is still with us all..... We think of him often, especially

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RON STORTS

AN ANGEL IN HEAVEN, YOU ARE NOW AN ANGEL IN MY SHADOW, JUST MEANS YOU ARE ALWAYS NEAR. THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT IN HEAVEN,THE ANGELS DO APPEAR. I WILL ALWAYS

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TRIBUTE TO MY DAD THE FIRST MAN I EVER LOVED

WHAT MAN IS HE THAT LIVETH ABD SHALL NOT SEE DEATH (PSALMS89V48) Still cant believe you are gone daddy, we watched you suffer in pains and couldnt do

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Ricky - My Soul Mate

To the most amazing man, my partner, my best friend, my husband. 2 years & 3 months since you have passed, but it still feels like yesterday. I miss You

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My handsome Blue Eyed Funny Man

Every year I celebrate September 8th, your birthday on earth. What a wonderful day it was for your parents, I and our children are so fortunate that they

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Missing my Best Friend

My mother died of terminal cancer on July 12,2015, and I have been terribly heartsick ever since. I was not with her when she passed away but every day

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My Caring Father

Since you have gone DAD no one has filled your position in my heart each time i remember you i know that i have lost a GEM. My Dad, My Mentor, My Companion,

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My only son, . Markeeus Edward Combs ( BJ. )

Son it has now been 4 months since God called you home. July 5, 2015. July the 4th will never be the same for me now. I remember when you were here with

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Zorro my Beloved friend & companion...

Honoring your special life is the least I can do...Zorro came into my life 10 years ago...as a puppy, his breeder brought in the litters of puppies to

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Kennet L. Minaker a consumate physician

To Ken, So many of us deeply miss you, your warm, grace and caring gentle ways. Every patient you saw received the best of care. Why did you

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To my hero, my Dad..........

My dad, Herbert Grant was and still is in memory, a strong, intelligent, dedicated and honest man. He sacrificed his years doing good for his family, without

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The Lost of a Husband

Loves Heartbeat As I lay awake quietly on the bed that we once shared taking deep breathes, I can still hear your heart beat Remembering all of the great

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