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When a poem hits hoem..that pun was for Chris..he ‘hated’ them ;)

April 30, 2010

Chris always loved to hate my puns and we’d share a laugh…ok Max and I usually laughed, he usually groaned and Ingrid asked, ‘Are you mocking me?’. (see Zipline vid for context!)

The poem you see below really did hit home.

It was on a card sent from the Langley Minor Lacrosse Association.

It stopped us in our tracks.  Very cool.  Nuff said.

His Journey’s Just Begun

Don’t think of him as gone away – his journey’s just begun,

life holds so many facets – this earth is only one.

Just think of him as resting from the sorrows and the tears

in a place of warmth and comfort where there are no days and years

Think how he must be wishing that we could know today

how nothing but our sadness can really pass away.

And think of him as living in the hearts of those he touched…

for nothing loved is ever lost – and he was loved so much.

E. Brenneman

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We LOVE you Chris Friesen!!

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3 Comments
  1. Patti Williams permalink

    That is so true!!! Thanks so much, for sharing so much!!

  2. karen Cresswell permalink

    R,
    I love this poem; it describes what I beleive to be true. I will use this poem when an aunt or a parent passes and the sadness of loss desends upon me. Thank you for sharing this poem; it has made an impact.
    K.
    ps: your daily posts are so inspiring; I look forward to them and enjoy them very much. .

  3. valerie warkentin permalink

    love this poem. so true.

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