A beautiful message given to my parents at the loss of their beloved dog, Marcus, who gave them 13 years of love, loyalty and laughs. R.I.P. dear Marcus, you are loved…

As a side note. The Rainbow Bridge is also part of the girls’ birth stories. More on that another day, but I found it so very interesting to see it in this beautiful story, as well. Notice that the beloved pets remain on this side of the bridge until crossing over with us in the end. Where do you think the other side of the bridge leads…

There is a bridge connecting heaven and earth. It is called Rainbow Bridge because of its many colors. Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge is a land of meadows, hills and valleys, all of it covered with lush green grass.

When a beloved pet dies, the pet goes to this lovely land. There is always food and water and warm spring weather. There the old and frail animals are young again. Those who are maimed are made whole once more. They play all day with each other, content and comfortable.

There is only one thing missing. They are not with the special people who loved them on earth. so each day they run and play until the day comes when one suddenly stops playing and looks up! Then the nose twitches. You have been seen and that one suddenly runs from the group.

You take Marcus in your arms and embrace. Your face is kissed again and again and again, and you look once more into the eyes of your trusting pet.

Then, together, you cross the Rainbow Bridge, never again to be separated.