... Eefie's Beautiful Mess: A Letter To My Best Friend In Heaven

Apr 13, 2019

A Letter To My Best Friend In Heaven

My dearest friend,

I’ve been staring at this blank page for a while now, waiting for the words to slip out of my fingers, but they seem to have disappeared and I can only think about how much I miss you.

A Letter To My Best Friend In Heaven

You came into our lives when you were just a little pup. You became a part our family, a friend, and you filled our hearts with love and joy. I still remember our very first day together. My mom brought you home on a cold winter day, all wrapped up in a blanket to keep you warm and cozy. You were so small and I was so happy to finally meet you.

You spent most of your time waiting for us to come home every day. You were always excited to see us. Always. It is true what they say. You loved us unconditionally, no matter what, and you showed us what it means to have a true friend.

A Letter To My Best Friend In Heaven

You have lived with us for over 10 years. We basically grew up with each other, always playing or running around in the house. You even had a favorite toy, a little bear with blue ears and yellow paws. There isn’t much left of it, but I will always keep it close as a reminder of beautiful times and joy. That, I will promise you.

A Letter To My Best Friend In Heaven

When I was sad, you came to me with your little bear in your mouth to distract me from my thoughts. You were such a good girl, full of happiness, full of kindness. I’m grateful I got the chance to spend a huge part of my childhood with you. You were my favorite girl and I loved you so, so much.

I had to leave you behind with my parents when I moved out to start a family of my own. I couldn’t stand the thought of it and I was so sad, but I never forgot about you and came to visit every now and then. You never forgot me either. You were still happy to see me and loved me just as much.

A Letter To My Best Friend In Heaven

It hurts to know that you’re no longer here. I remember the sad look in your eyes when I kissed you goodbye for the last time and my heart just broke the moment I left through that door. I knew it was time to let you go, even though I didn’t want to. I wish I could’ve spend more time with you, but we did the right thing. You suffered long enough. You deserved so much better.

I hope you’ve found your peace. I hope your happy. It is time for me to move on, since there is so much for me to look forward to. You will always be a part of my family, even though you’re gone. I will never forget you. I will always love you. You were my best friend and I’m grateful for that.

Alice was too young when she met you for the first time and probably won’t remember you, but I will show her our pictures together and tell her all about you when she’s older. I’m sure she would’ve loved you as much as I do.

Rest in piece, my dearest friend.

“He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, until the last beat of his heart.” – Unknown

Layka
28 September 2009 - 10 April 2019

3 comments:

  1. Please accept my heartfelt condolences for the loss of Layka. May the Lord comfort you and yours during this time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences, and know that I am available to pray with you at any time.

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  2. What a beautiful post. It’s always hard to lose a pet. Thinking of you during this hard time��

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  3. I'm so incredibly sorry to hear about your loss of such a beautiful little doggie. During 2017 I lost two of my dogs within the space of a week and I can't begin to explain how broken I felt. Nothing compares to the companionship between an owner and their dog. Their loyalty and devotion is like none other.

    You are so brave to have written this post x

    Kate | cakeandcoast.com

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