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Jingles and prayers for Tamara in TN--3 yrs & happy update post 1103 pg 56

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  • Originally posted by Laurierace View Post
    I was going to say God bless you, but it's obvious you have that taken care of so I will just say carry on.
    Beyond a doubt.
    Nudging "Almost Heaven" a little closer still...


    • Originally posted by Belg View Post
      Beyond a doubt.
      I third this. Tamara, you are in my thoughts a LOT. Keep on keeping on.
      What's wrong with you?? Your cheese done slid off its cracker?!?!


      • You are one tough cookie, Tamara - thanks for posting the details of your service here. I am glad the COTH community of people is here for you in this terrible time. We are all thinking of you and your family.


        • Prayers

          Tamara - Thoughts and prayers going out to you and all the family.


          • I am stunned and so very sad for you and your family, Tamara. Your joy with Calvin was delightful and inspiring.
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            • What a strong woman you are. And, that strength will serve you well in the days, weeks and years ahead. I'm glad you have such a good support system around you, and, especially, that your sister will be living with you. And, I'm glad that it appears that, as well as being strong, you are wise enough to accept the support that is offered to you.

              Bless you, Tamara. My thoughts and prayers, as well as those of countless others, will be with you.
              If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
              Desmond Tutu


              • This trajedy crosses my mind from time to time throughout the days and all I can say is that it is just so wrong.
                Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans


                • Tamara & family:
                  Please believe I will have you in my mind & heart on Thursday.

                  And I hope this can bring a smile - I was reminded when you related your casket-shopping experience:

                  My husband was cremated (it was his wish) and I picked out an urn to be engraved.
                  When I arrived for the memorial service the funeral director took me aside.

                  "I have some bad news" he told me.

                  I wondered what could possibly be considered "bad news" to me that day.

                  Turned out the engraved urn had not arrived in time for the service.
                  Looking around his office, filled with sample urns, I asked if we could use one of those and he agreed we could.

                  That did make me smile.
                  Tom - as was his habit in Life - was late for his own funeral.
                  *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
                  Steppin' Out 1988-2004
                  Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
                  Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015


                  • I've been off COTH for a while and just saw this. My deepest condolences to you, your family and friends.

                    I always wish people strength and courage in facing a loss, but you have demonstrated that you already have both in spades. My thoughts are with you.
                    I don't mind if you call me a snowflake, 'cause baby, I know a blizzard is coming.


                    • "Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers."
                      "A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesn't become good, just because it's accepted by a majority." Rick Warren


                      • Faith

                        Tamara's faith and the love of those around her are giving her a strength few of us possess, even when tested. Steel, covered in velvet, wrapped in leather with a loving heart and an abiding faith, that has not once, railed against God for the unfairness of it all.

                        Though learning life from a good man of faith, strength and compassion, it is her children who will have the most difficult time. I went through this with my son when his father died just before he turned 18. Though he was raised in the church, his paternal grandparents were elders, they were so devastated, they didn't provide the emotional support he needed from them.

                        Each milestone for the children will be hard, but Tamara, we'll all do all we can to help ease the pain as much as we can.

                        May God Bless you with peace and prosperity both now and in the future.

                        Just one day at a time, sometimes, just one hour at a time.

                        You can do it.


                        • I just came across this thread.

                          Tamara...I'm so sorry to hear of the tragic loss of Calvin. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
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                          CRAYOLA POSSE= Thistle


                          • I'm so sorry to hear of your and your family's loss.
                            My family and I will include you and yours in our prayers.

                            So sorry.


                            • I have been away and just saw this now. Sending love and hugs from PA - and would like to say that as I was awed by your love for Calvin, I am awed by your strength.


                              • http://schubertfuneralhome.com/obitu...oward-94288389
                                Production Acres,Pro A Welsh Cobs
                                I am one of the last 210,000 remaining full time farmers in America.We feed the others.


                                • I went to town today.Everyone,everywhere without fail, stopped to give maria and I their love and embraces and tears.We could go no where w/o someone speaking to us in love, with love and kindness.These are the gifts of the Creator to us.This was the image we were made in.Not anger nor wrath nor malice nor hatred.The love of simply country people for one another. I will not concern myself with the dark side and it's works. It suffocates rightly in this place in this little town on this mountain.
                                  Production Acres,Pro A Welsh Cobs
                                  I am one of the last 210,000 remaining full time farmers in America.We feed the others.


                                  • Originally posted by Tamara in TN View Post
                                    I went to town today.Everyone,everywhere without fail, stopped to give maria and I their love and embraces and tears.We could go no where w/o someone speaking to us in love, with love and kindness.These are the gifts of the Creator to us.This was the image we were made in.Not anger nor wrath nor malice nor hatred.The love of simply country people for one another. I will not concern myself with the dark side and it's works. It suffocates rightly in this place in this little town on this mountain.
                                    When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

                                    ~ John 8:12
                                    you are certainly enveloped in the light.


                                    • Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
                                      you are certainly enveloped in the light.

                                      Tamara, you are never far from our thoughts.
                                      Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                                      Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                                      -Rudyard Kipling


                                      • Tamara

                                        You are such an inspiration. Of how true love and faith can lead us in life. I am in awe.

                                        You, and your family are in my thoughts. I will continue to ask for peace and strength to you and your loved ones, although it is obvious you are full of strength and love.

                                        Again, so very very sorry this happened to your family. A horrible thing happened, and you continue to gift us with your incredible strength and wisdom.

                                        Thank you for sharing with us.
                                        APPSOLUTE CHOCKLATE - Photo by Kathy Colman


                                        • My deepest condolences to you and your family, Tamara. I haven't had much direct interaction on here with you and also don't know you IRL, but I have followed this thread and have found myself thinking of you and your girls quite often over the last couple of days. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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