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#1 GF Lover

 
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:26 PM

Last night my Hubs Mother died. At the same time my Hubs brothers wife's Dad died. This morning 26 students and personnel died in Connecticut. Every hour a person dies of Melanoma. Every day innocent people give in to the lords call to come home. I have a candle lit to help show the way to heaven for these innocent people.

I am so saddened with grief and will offer extra prayers tonight.

Colleen
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:28 PM

I'm so sorry, Colleen. So very sorry. :( ((hug))
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:31 PM

:( my condolences... and hugs.. ((((Colleen))))
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:37 PM

Such a horrible day! I'm so sorry Colleen
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:39 PM

So much sadness and grief heading into the festive season :( . My condolences on your losses, Colleen.
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:45 PM

Such a tragic loss for your family. (And so many others right now.) I know too well how hard it is to head into the holidays after a loss but have always tried to remember that those we love loved us back and want us to be happy. It will bring them great joy above if we can find something to smile about and still find a way to enjoy the holidays, even just a little. (((hugs))) There are so many to pray for today, so many hurting, my prayers will be with you and yours as well.
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:04 PM

Sorry, sweets. :(

I know you and your family have been going through so much, and it is unusual for a family to lose 2 members on the same day.

My love and ((HUGS)) .

If someone is elderly, it is somehow more "expected" .... but still shocking and sad....(I know, when I lost my beloved Dad, I was numb for months) and when it is children involved... anyone's child....lost somehow through illness or taken in a horrific, senseless act, it seems so much more tragic somehow.

As a teacher, I find this abhorrent ---because honestly, a school is a sanctuary. A neutral place for learning and joy and has nothing to do with violence.

This young man was obviously mentally unstable and chose the wrong path to express his anger at his mother. I pray for his soul.

I have already thrown up once over this today...and I may just go do it again.. :(

Colleen, you always show so much courage, hon.... and I know you will remain strong, my friend.
My sympathy to you and your hubs,
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 07:21 PM

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:17 PM

(((((Hugs))))) Colleen. I'll say a prayer for your family too. The passing of the children and staff at the school is very sad.
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:32 PM

Colleen - so much loss in one day.

Please know that you and your family are in my prayers tonight and in the days ahead.

I must add your beautiful card was one very bright spot in a very tearfilled day. Thank you.

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 01:20 AM

So sorry Colleen
Thinking of you and saying prayers
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