Sunday Pause (Paws): Really, Take a Pause!

It’s Sunday! A time to kick back, relax, and reflect.

Many of you know about the loss of my sister. This has been a tough week, going to work, trying to act as if everything is fine. Our family has not had time for closure because we haven’t yet had the funeral. We plan to have it this week, maybe this will help a little.

I wrote a poem for today expressing some feelings I have been having through all of this and have heard other people express they felt when they lost a loved one. I hope you enjoy it.


The world is so busy
The world is so fast
Treating life like a race
How quickly time is passed

Then one day comes
When you receive a call
That one of your loved ones is gone
And now your heart takes a fall

So your race takes a pause
You put the brakes on the spinning top
You look around and wonder
Why doesn’t the rest of the world stop?

Your mind feels like that spinning top
You’re overwhelmed and feeling lost
Trying to process and deal with it all
Is so hard in your exhaust

The funeral will come and go
And you’ll be forced back in the race
But your heart now has a hole
And your life feels out of place

You spend your time grieving
In the valley, instead of the mountaintop
You look around and wonder
Why doesn’t the rest of the world stop?

It’s not something you get over
But you find a way to carry on
A life that’s different now
With your loved one now gone

You realize whats important
In a world that goes so fast
Your priorities take a turn
And God says “at last”

It will start to slow down
That speeding spinning top
And one day you’ll stop asking
Why doesn’t the rest of the world stop?

©Animals Are Feeling Beings Too

I know I will not always feel this sad and I will be back to helping animals! How could I not, they are so awesome! Below if a picture of Cino lying on me and comforting me in my sadness the other night.  Animals…little angels from heaven.


Enjoy your Sunday and please slow down and take a pause for the important things. For time is never promised.

20 thoughts on “Sunday Pause (Paws): Really, Take a Pause!

  1. jacquelineobyikocha

    I am so sorry for your sisters passing. It’s devastating losing a loved one and indeed it can seem a bit bizarre that people just go about with life normally when the grieving person feels lost. Take it easy and take care of yourself.

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