Since you know that my baby puppy, Mysti……

Since you know that my baby puppy, Mysti Mariah, died last week, I want to let you know that she’s come back to me several times.More...

Right after she died, I was thinking of her and crying while seated on the toilet.  She used to come in when I was there and wasn’t reading to stand in front of me so that I could rub her ears.  I’m a pretty good ear rubber, acupressure and all.  Memories come back in a flood of tears from those good times before. 
Through my tears I saw my baby standing in front of me.  She looked like her regal self, ready to put her head into my hands so that I could start the ear rubbing, except for the cloudy white translucence, which inhabited the interior of her body instead of the beautiful silver/black she was.  When I saw her like that I was shocked at the unexpected surprise. 
That’s when she told me that I needed to quit crying, that it was upsetting to her.  She went on to tell me that she loves me, which I knew.  The problem is that I can’t hold her to me, smell her and love her like I did when she was physical.
The next day I was sitting in the backyard when I heard, “Mother, I will come back to you.”
No, I thought to her.  I can’t do it again. 
“I will come back to you,” she repeated.  “I will.”
I shook my head as I walked into the house to my computer and decided to draw up an animal card for her.  As I pulled the card I whispered, “This is for Mysti.”  When I clicked on the daily card I said again, “Now remember this is for Mysti.”
The card came up with a beautiful butterfly, wings spread, flying above the grass.  You may think that was nothing but in Native American lore, the butterfly is the sign for reincarnation.  Coincidence?  I don’t believe in them.
It’s been less than a week and if feels like forty years.
Da Juana

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  1. Replylheinitz
    DaJuana, I just wanted to send out hugs to you during the time of grief. Remember, just because you have your abilities doesn't mean you won't go through the grieving process. Sending my love and peace your way - Lorraine

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