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SHA,<P>I echo what all the others have said. You are an inspiration.<P>I will miss you, my freind. I am so thankful that I have been given the opportunity to know you.<P>My God bless you and your family. May His grace and love shine on you.<P>You will always have a friend in Omaha!!<P>Take care and God Bless,<P>Cheryl

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SHA,<BR>I too will miss you and I wish you and your wife the best in everything in the years to come.<P>It has been an honor to know you.<BR>{{{{{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}<P>God Bless!!<P>Bob

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SHA:<P>People leave this board every day, but each time they do they each take a little part of the whole of us. We come here to ease the pain and gain some knowledge and help.<P>The time must come of course for all of us to leave...God's good grace is that we all leave this board as successful as you are.<P>We will miss your wisdom here...but understand that the time has come to move on.<BR>You will be sorely missed.<P>Buffy

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I picked this little arrow icon, because it represents to me your moving forward to embrace the future you now hold! <P>God Bless you and your life. I am so very glad you are where you are, and going where you are going. You will be missed out here in lurksville, definitely.<P>I know I am not saying goodbye, but rather "see you later". I know we will have one wonderful reunion in heaven some day, my friend.<P>Your friend in Christ,<BR>TNT

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You've graduated with honors from the School of Hard Knocks. Congratulations on your success in rebuilding your marriage. <BR>I hope you will occasionally lurk and post if the thread suits you or you can offer someone some hope through your experience.<P>I remember your early posts filled with despair and confusion and how the posts vascillated from bad days to good days and so on as your journey evolved. <BR>May you and your wife enjoy the blessings of recovery.<P>Catnip =^^=

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Sha<P>I am a newbie and from the inspirational last post you have, I read something that helped me - that about marriage not being the same but can be better. I don't know how that can be done but if you can do it, maybe my H and I can, too.<P>It is sad to hear your advice is great and you are going as I am joining. I am reading a book that is wonderful "Forgive and Forget - healing the hurts you do not deserve" by Lewis Smedes. It really is so precise and the preacher is so spot on about what complete recovery is. I hope I am not presrcibing something for you that you do not need, but I hope you can reference the book to others who may need it.<P>You have so much courage to start again - I don't know how.<P>I never thought I would be in this forum but for the grace of God.<P>I wish you abundant life on this earth and God's blessings. May your cup runneth over with peace, joy, love, health, wealth on your second journey with your wife.<P>weep

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SHA..........<P>Sorry, on one hand, to see you go. You've provided me with the drive to continue on more than one occasion. Your inspiration will be missed.<P>I'm glad, on the other hand, that you'll be leaving due to your success. I hope you will continue to be successful in rebuilding your marriage. Please stop back once in a while to let us know how you're doing. <P>Goodluck........<P>TomH

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My dear friends, <P>My cup runneth over. <P>I never imagined such an overwhelming response. I sit here and weep as I read through your posts. I will carry your friendship with me always. You picked me up when I was down. You encouraged me to continue when I thought my efforts were in vain. You gave me a shoulder to cry on when my sorrow was overpowering. You rejoiced in my happiness and success as well. I'm a better man for having you all in my life.<P>I am happy to have been an encouragement and inspiration to you as well. <P>I want you to know that it is difficult for me to leave, but a necessary step I need to take to continue to move forward in recovery. <P>I leave you with a song my why wife sent me. When she gave this to me, it was then that I knew we were going to make it through this most difficult time in our life. <P>My very dear friends, I pray God will bless you and keep you in His arms in your journey through life. <P>Sir Hurts Alot<P><BR>"My Unsung Hero"<BR> <BR>You sit in silence in the shadows <BR>You don't complain or criticize<P>And while the world may see me as a fool <BR>They're not looking through your eyes<P>No questions asked <BR>you're there when I need you<P>With a love that inspires me to be <BR>everything you deserve<P>Cause you're my unsung hero<BR>And I know it's not easy to walk in your shoes<P>Day after day<BR>You continue to amaze me<BR>Now I sing this song of love for you<P>While others long to steal the spot light<BR>You work your magic quietly<P>Cause you're not in it for the glory<BR>The love you give comes naturally<P>I may not have much<BR>But what I have I give to you<P>And this song I sing is my gift <BR>And I swear I mean every word<P>Cause you're my unsung hero<BR>And I know it's not easy to walk in your shoes<P>Day after day<BR>You continue to amaze me<BR>Now I sing this song of love<P>You're my unsung hero<BR>And I know it's not easy to walk in your shoes<P>Day after day<BR>You continue to amaze me<P>Now I sing this song of love for you<BR>Now I sing this song of love for you

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Beautiful song.<BR>Best wishes to you, your wife, and your recovery.<P> [Linked Image from marriagebuilders.com]<P>QoF

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SHA --<P>Thanks for sharing, and thanks for advising. It sounds like things are well on their way to recovery.<P>Chin Up!!<P>--keystone

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SHA,<P>Thanks for all you have done here. Good luck, and God bless you and your wife.<P>------------------<BR>But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.<BR>Galatians 5:22-23

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I remember when you arrived here. All the very best to you & your W - you BOTH deserve it! I'll be among the rest here who are sorry to see you go - but completely understand your need to do so. Keep up the good work! And enjoy the fruits of your labor forever.<P>------------------<BR>~suse~<BR>Rome wasn't built in a day.<BR>

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<B>SHA,</B><P>Amazing and inspiring how many old members gathered here these last two days to witness your happy graduation. [Linked Image from marriagebuilders.com] <P>Congratulations and my best wishes in this wonderful journey called life. [Linked Image from marriagebuilders.com] [Linked Image from marriagebuilders.com] <P><B>Alex</B><P>------------------<BR><B>Live fully and always learn</B>

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SHA....as a long time lurker, very infrequent poster, I must agree with all the good/mushy things people are saying to and about you. You have done so many people, so much good. Best of luck to you and your wife. Thanks again....

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SHA:<P>You have been a wonderful source of inspiration and information for so many people here... best wishes on your "journey"!<P>God bless.<P> [Linked Image from marriagebuilders.com]

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