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My Beautiful Sister

September 13, 2011

I was debating about whether I should write something, but being that my oldest sister was such a huge supporter of mine, I figured she’d want me to do this.

My beautiful sister passed away Monday morning at the young age of 38. She was a kind-hearted person – she was always laughing and having a good time, but she always had such a tender, sensitive heart.

I still can’t believe she is gone – it doesn’t feel real. I feel guilty for not seeing her in years, but I know now she is watching down over me as she has always wanted. We had our ups and downs, but the constant that will forever remain is that we are sisters. Nothing breaks a bond like that.

We will be celebrating her life this weekend, the way she would have wanted. I’ll be sure to play some Depeche Mode for ya, extra loud.

A life taken too soon. I love you big sis – I hope you are living it up in Heaven.

 

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10 Comments leave one →
  1. Marm permalink
    September 15, 2011 12:15 pm

    That was beautiful Ray to write something about our sister, she was always smiling for sure and always had the biggest heart! She will be missed but never ever forgotten! Love you and love you Heather the light of my life!

  2. Marm permalink
    September 15, 2011 10:04 am

    Thank you, Rachel for the lovely tribute to your sister, Heather. I look forward to seeing you Friday. She has many friends and loved ones who will greatly miss her. Too sad- Love, Mom

  3. Trisha permalink
    September 14, 2011 8:42 pm

    BIA!!! I had no idea!!! I am so sorry to hear this!!! Please let me know if you need anything! I see you got a ride to the airport but if that falls through let me know and i will take you!! I love you so much and you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!! I love you!

  4. Marty permalink
    September 14, 2011 6:56 pm

    So sorry to hear about your sis, Rach. Your words about her fit your blog’s tagline perfectly … life with a dash of flavor. Have a trip to LA that’s filled with love.

  5. Anonymous permalink
    September 14, 2011 8:00 am

    Love you Rach, I cant even imagine your sadness, Thoughts and prayers to your entire family!

  6. September 14, 2011 12:32 am

    This is the perfect tribute to a life taken too soon. It must have been very difficult to write, but she is smiling down at you and so thankful for your sweet words. Love you<3

  7. Diane Brucks McDonald permalink
    September 13, 2011 9:39 pm

    I am so sorry for you and your family. Please give your mom a big hug for me. I will be praying for everyone. Love, Diane

  8. johanna permalink
    September 13, 2011 7:49 pm

    Very nice rach.. Your family and you are in my thoughts.. Love you girl!

  9. Anonymous permalink
    September 13, 2011 7:40 pm

    Well done Rae!! I am sure she is delighted being on the Salted Chocolate page.

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