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When it's time to say goodbye to a Grandparent

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Saying goodbye to the person who helped shape who I am today, has been a rush of emotions. The heartache is still ever present and fresh but I am moving from sadness to peace. My Grandma (as do most Grandmas) holds a special place in my heart. See... she taught me how to cook the best pies, how to get a stain out of just about anything and above all, how to love others fiercely and abundantly. Through that fierce and abundant love she taught me by example, how to be a loving Wife and Mother. It still surprises me every now and then that she's gone. When I try a yummy new recipe or find a dish that we had been hunting for, the first person I want to tell is my Grandma.

 The love that she poured into me everyday is what I miss the most. It doesn't matter where you are in life, a Grandparent is always there. From wiping yours tears as a child to giving advice (And not heading that advice as a teen) to watching you grow into the adult you are today... A Grandparent's love is…