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« Reply #440 on: November 20, 2009, 05:14:51 am »
Much appreciated, my friend.  Please continue to keep his family in prayer.

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« Reply #441 on: November 20, 2009, 05:56:43 pm »

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss Friend.  I'm sending along all my sympathies.

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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #442 on: November 20, 2009, 06:59:52 pm »

Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your brother, Brother Patrick. Nov 19 is a sad day for me also. It is the anniversary of my mother's passing.

On such anniversaries as these, I find comfort in the beautiful words of Kahlil Gibran. I hope they may bring you some comfort also. The final line of this quote, "And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance," is inscribed on my mother's memorial plaque.

You would know the secret of death.
But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life?
The owl whose night-bound eyes are blind unto the day cannot unveil the mystery of light.
If you would indeed behold the spirit of death, open your heart wide unto the body of life.
For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.

In the depth of your hopes and desires lies your silent knowledge of the beyond;
And like seeds dreaming beneath the snow your heart dreams of spring.
Trust the dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Your fear of death is but the trembling of the shepherd when he stands before the king whose hand is to be laid upon him in honour.
Is the shepherd not joyful beneath his trembling, that he shall wear the mark of the king?
Yet is he not more mindful of his trembling?

For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun?
And what is it to cease breathing, but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?

Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing.
And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb.
And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.


 
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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #443 on: November 20, 2009, 08:25:01 pm »
Br. Patrick, I'm so sorry for your loss.

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.


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« Reply #444 on: November 20, 2009, 08:39:59 pm »
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« Reply #445 on: November 20, 2009, 09:16:54 pm »
Praying for you and your brother, Brother Patrick.

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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #446 on: November 20, 2009, 09:26:48 pm »
So sorry for your loss, Brother Patrick. 

That photo is priceless.  I'm glad you have it.

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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #447 on: November 20, 2009, 10:22:19 pm »
Dearest Brother Patrick,

I am so sorry to hear about your brother's death.  I know he'd been very ill for a long time, but I'm sure that doesn't make your loss much easier to bear.  Were you able to talk with him at all toward the end?

I think of you daily, and I love the photo you shared with us - like Paul said - priceless.  I know it seems like you're alone in the world now, but know that you've got a lot of people around here who love you a great deal.  I know it's not the same at all, but I'd be pleased if you could think of me as family of some sort.


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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #448 on: November 21, 2009, 02:32:31 am »
Brother Patrick, my thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve your dear brother.  May you find comfort and come to know beyond all doubt that you're never truly alone.

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« Reply #449 on: November 21, 2009, 04:23:43 am »
I am simply overwhelmed with the support I'm getting from you all.  I DO think of you all as family and I pray for my "BetterMost Family" each and every day.  I have no more words.. just tears of gratitude.

your brother patrick
Lean on me, let our hearts beat in time,
Feel strength from the hands that have held you so long.
Who cares where we go on this rugged old road
In a world that may say that we're wrong.

...Cause I know - A love that will never grow old.

Gustavo Santaolalla & Bernie Taupin