When I think back to my Past with my brother filled with fun things kids do,going on family vacations,family parties,amusement parks,the beach,etc they were such joyous times filled with love and family togetherness.

When I think now to the Present,up to the time,I loss my brother,we still did some of those things we did as children and they were enjoyable to do.I do some of those things now,but there's no true joy.Life is going forward but without my brother,my only sibling in my life.The months,the years pass and I am still without my brother.My many,many thoughts that go back and forth in my mind.May 28,2014 will be etched in my memory forever as the day my brother was gone.He was found May 31,but the day he went missing is the same day.

When I think of the Future without my brother,I almost don't want to think.Not having my brother at my side ,in my life will be unbearable.I'll have to stay strong,I hope I can be.

The memories I have of my brother will live in me forever.

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Give it time. I lost my only child, my daughter Candace on April 9, 2010 at just turned 30 yrs old. I then  lost my little brother Doug on September 22, 2014, he was 54, in less than two months he would be 55. I don't expect to EVER be completer again. It really knocked me for a loop and I don't feel sane. I'm not crazy, I would never harm anyone, but the depression is all encompassing.. We have an older brother and sister. We stay in contact by mail and phone because I live in a different state. They all lived in the same state.They weren't as close to Doug as I was because they're older, although my sister is close to Doug. I can't seem to put things in past tense.

This is Doug on his wedding day 12/0.8/90. They have a daughter who's going to college to be a Doctor.


Candace I am sorry for your loss also. Death is so unnatural we yearn to see our loved ones again. Death is truly an enemy. My prayers go out for you. I too have lost so many it sometimes feels crazy.....But with the strength that God gives i am able to hold on. Wishing you peace. And that's a beautiful picture of your brother.

Elyse I am so sorry for your loss.  I lost my oldest brother on Feb7th 2014 and it seems like yesterday

I have experienced many loses in my life and it seems like you never get over it you just learn to cope.  Time does make it easier.  One of the things that has helped me is studying the scriptures.

The promises in God's word that give hope for the dead is very comforting.  I have posted many different things on my page that has helped many to find comfort in God's word.  My prayers go out for you.  


To Margaret,Sorry to hear of your loss also of your brother.For me,as time goes on,it becomes more difficult.To this day I have not accepted what happened to my brother.My thoughts run wild.I scanned through your posts which do bring comfort.I'm not of same religion,so some things I don't understand.I'm just beginning to learn /read about the afterlife.elyse


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