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Old 01-02-2008, 07:17 AM
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hello jenny,

your brother is blessed with a loving family. may he rest in peace.

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Old 01-02-2008, 08:18 AM
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((((Jenny))))
You and your family are in my prayers during this difficult time.
Your words are beautiful...
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Old 01-02-2008, 09:03 AM
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Old 01-02-2008, 09:09 AM
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Jenny,
Thanks for sharing. My heart is breaking for you.
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Old 01-02-2008, 09:13 AM
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My deepest sympathies.
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Old 01-02-2008, 09:40 AM
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Jenny,

I am so very sorry about your brother Paul. He sounds like he was a great brother and son despite addiction.

I lost my brother John under very very similar circumstances too almost 3 years ago. He was 42. The worst part of it all was watching my parents go thru it. I miss my brother very much but I hold on to the thought that he isn't struggling with addiction any longer. He is free. And I truly believe that he was welcomed into the arms of our heavenly Father because he, like your brother, was a good and loving person who just lost his way.

I also gave a eulogy at my brother's funeral. I talked alot about childhood memories that I had of him. We were always so close growing up.

Your eulogy sounds really wonderful. Its from the heart...and thats all that matters.

I'm sorry for your loss. I'm sending prayers and strength your way today.
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Old 01-02-2008, 09:58 AM
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I'm so sorry to hear about your the loss of your brother

You and your family are in my prayers,
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Old 01-02-2008, 10:13 AM
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So sorry for your loss. Many prayers for you.
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Old 01-02-2008, 10:21 AM
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I am sorry for your loss. I lost my brother in 2005. It is wonderful for you talk about the good in the addicts. They are good people with a disease. May your family find peace!!
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Old 01-02-2008, 12:34 PM
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I am sorry for your brother's choice, and for the suffering you are enduring. I too have known the aftermath of heroin and my heart goes out to you.
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Old 01-02-2008, 01:49 PM
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ohh, the trials and tribulation we must indear through out our lives. Your words were perfect. i think that it will help those who hear it remind themselves of the person your brother was, and take their thoughts away from the addiction. May God be with you through this dark time, and remember without the rain there would be no rainbows.
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Old 01-02-2008, 02:34 PM
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I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.
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Old 01-02-2008, 04:17 PM
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I am so very sorry for your loss of your brother.

There is a song by Vince Gill, called "Go Rest High on that Mountain" that has given me great comfort and strength. This song was written by Vince for his brother that lost his struggle with addiction.

I am not able to post the link (site says I have less than 15 posts?) to hear this song, but if you're interested, google... Go Rest High on that Mountain, Vince Gill, on YouTube.

May God Bless you and your family.
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Old 01-02-2008, 04:25 PM
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(((jenny)))

My heart goes out to you and your family at this time of great loss. Your eulogy is wonderful ... our loved ones are people first who suffer from addiction.

One of my favorite songs and one we played at my son's funeral, is "To Where You Are" by Josh Groban.

Paul walks with the angels now ... love and prayers surround you all.

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Old 01-02-2008, 04:43 PM
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your words are beautiful. i can see you loved your brother very much,it shows in your post. i am sorry for your loss & my heart goes out to you & your parents. my prayers are with you.hugs,
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Old 01-02-2008, 05:00 PM
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Jenny,
I was compelled to read your thread carefully. My compassion goes out to you and your family. Life is so precious of a wonder. Loss is felt though out. Your message goes to all of us with addiction, how merciless and potentially deadly it is. I offer a quiet prayer for your loved ones in sorrow.
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Old 01-02-2008, 05:02 PM
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((((((((Jenny)))))))
You have my most deepest sympathy to you and your family.
That is a beautiul tribute to your brother. My prayers for peace and comfort for you and your parents during this time. Peace for your brother.

Blessings..............Lois
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Old 01-02-2008, 06:05 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss.
I'm the mother of a heroin addict and was not able to read through your eulogy but I'm sure it was wonderful. Maybe someday I can read these things and not get depressed for days. My heart breaks for the struggling addicts.

much love and prayers

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Old 01-02-2008, 06:15 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss.
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Old 01-02-2008, 08:40 PM
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I am so sorry....I beleive you are doing a beautiful job on writing a eulogy.

((((Hugs))))

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