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Rainbow Bridge

Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of Heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine and our friends are warm and comfortable.
All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing: they each miss someone very special,
someone who was left behind.

           In Memory Of... 
          BISS CH Southpaw Sincerely Yours "Maggie"

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent; his eager body begins to quiver. Suddenly, he breaks from the group, flying over the green grass, faster and faster. You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face, your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into those trusting eyes, so long gone from your life, but never absent from your heart.
Then you cross the Rainbow Bridge together... Author Unknown

Edelmarke Briarwood Matilda Rose 2/15/08 to 10/08
     Tragically taken too soon.

The Spirit of a GSP

I was standing on a hillside
In a field of blowing wheat
And the spirit of my GSP
Appeared suddenly at my feet.
He looked at me with kind dark eyes
An ancient wisdom shining through
And in the essence of his being
I saw his love for me, too.
His mind did lock upon my heart
As I stood there on that day
Then he told me of this story
About a place so far away.
I stood upon that hillside
In a field of blowing wheat          

 CH Wildwings Supersport of Briarwood"Sport"   
Passed away at the age of 13 on 8/22/2008



          In Memory Of...

     CH Cock O'The Walk Bill O' Rights,CD,CGC      


And in a twinkling of a second
His spirit left my feet.
His tale put my heart at ease
My fears did fade away
He helped me know where he had gone
When he left us on that day.
"I live among God's creatures now
In the heavens of your mind
So do not grieve for me, my friend
As I am with my kind.
My collar is a rainbow's hue
My leash a shooting star
My boundaries are the Milky Way
Where I sparkle from afar.
There are no pens or kennels here
For I am not confined
But free to roam God's heavensAmong my GSP kind.
I nap the day on a snowy cloud
Gentle breezes rocking me
And dream the dreams of earthlings
And how it used to be. 
The trees are full of liver treats
And tennis balls abound
Chew bones line the walkways
Just waiting to be found.
There even is a ring set up
The grass all lush and green
And everyone who gaits around
Becomes the Best of Breed.
For we're all winners in this place
We have no faults, you see
And God passes out those ribbons
To each everyone, even me.          
I drink from waters laced with gold
My world a beauty to behold
And wise old dogs do form my pride          
To amble at my very side.
At night I sleep in an angel's arms 
Her wings protecting me
And moonbeams dance about us
As stardust falls on thee.


You picture me as I was on earth          

Just before I died 
The pain is gone I am whole again                       
Filled with GSP pride.
So when your life on earth is spent
And you stand at Heaven's gate
Have no fear of loneliness
For here, you know I wait.
Original Author Unknown
Adapted For All GSPs Who Die Too Young        

The Last Battle

If it should be that I grow frail and weak
And pain should keep me from my sleep,
Then you must do what must be done,For this--the last battle--can't be won

Nasty passed away on Oct. 1, 2009 at the
age of 13. She was rescue at the Wal-Mart
Parking lot in Waco, TX. She was so small that
she had to be syringe fed. She was so messy
when she ate and that is how she got her
name. Nasty will be missed.  There will never be another
dog like her.  Love you Nasty, rest in Peace.                                      

                                                                                                                     CH Berihill Mystic Crystal
                                                                                                                       10-13-05 to 5-15-14
                                                                                                                       Love you Mysti, Rest in Peace 

You will be sad I understand,          
Don't let grief then stay your hand,          
For on this day, more than the rest, test.
Your love and friendship must stand the the                    
We have had so many happy years,
What is to come can hold no fears
You'd not want me to suffer.
When the time comes, please let me go.
Take me to where to my needs they'll tend,
Only, stay with me till the end
And hold me firm and speak to me
Until my eyes no longer see.
I know in time you will agree
It is a kindness you do to me.
Although my tail its last has waved,
From pain and suffering I have been saved.
Don't grieve that it must be you
Who has to decide this thing to do
We've been so close--we two--these years,          
Don't let your heart hold any tears.

Author Unknown

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