The Pain of Letting Go

The Pain of Letting Go

Most of us know the grief of losing a beloved pet. It’s a loss that doesn’t heal overnight. Friday, I had to put my dog to sleep. Gretchen had developed a tumor in her stomach, and if we didn’t put her down, it would eventually rupture causing her great pain. She was too good a friend to allow that to happen. While it took strength, I did feel at peace regarding my decision. It had …