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The Memory of Pierre


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 296 days ago - all-creatures.org
Given his crippling disability of blindness, it would have been easier for him to become a recluse, to hide and avoid contact with the bewildering world of the sighted. But he didn't. He offered his love to everyone who sought his company, and trusted



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Christeen Anderson (476)
Monday September 30, 2013, 5:55 am
My heart is broken.
 

NicoleAWAY W. (629)
Monday September 30, 2013, 6:07 am
ty Cher
 

Past Member (0)
Monday September 30, 2013, 7:38 am
RIP sweet Pierre
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Monday September 30, 2013, 8:19 am
RIP Pierre.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday September 30, 2013, 8:53 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Monday September 30, 2013, 9:27 am
RIP sweetie.
 

Sandi C. (237)
Monday September 30, 2013, 9:48 am
RIP Pierre!
 

Shirley H. (49)
Monday September 30, 2013, 12:27 pm
May Pierre rest in the arms of our Lord.
 

Kathy Niell (91)
Monday September 30, 2013, 12:34 pm
What a sweet testimony to a pure spirit of love!
 

GGmaSheila D. (132)
Monday September 30, 2013, 2:25 pm
A wonderful memorial to a very sweet Pierre.
 

Sheri Schongold (6)
Monday September 30, 2013, 3:03 pm
Pierre was very fortunate to have such a wonderful home to finish out his life. He knew unconditional love. To him, unless you proved otherwise, he thought of you as a friend and beautiful as well. There was no differential in his life. He loved you just because you were you.
 

Isabelle J. (87)
Monday September 30, 2013, 3:26 pm
RIP !
 

Birgit W. (140)
Monday September 30, 2013, 3:45 pm
Thank you.
 

june t. (63)
Monday September 30, 2013, 3:47 pm
thanks
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday September 30, 2013, 4:04 pm
I didn't want to open this, but I'm glad I did. It was a beautiful story;thanks Cher.
 

aj E. (163)
Monday September 30, 2013, 7:00 pm
thanks.
 

Dianne D. (453)
Monday September 30, 2013, 7:09 pm
What a beautiful tribute to a very special calf. God Bless your soul Pierre. I wish I could have known you. You mission here on earth has been completed, and you will be missed. Sounds like you touched many hearts, including mine.
 

Valerie Delisle (56)
Monday September 30, 2013, 7:40 pm
May you rest in blissful peace. A very true tribute to show how 'incapabilities' do not exist. Did Pierre show love and receive love ? That is indicated by the reactions of those that have chosen to read this story. You, Pierre, are a true courageous symbol of what we should aspire to achieve. Thank-you for making this story available to us.
 

Laura H. (875)
Monday September 30, 2013, 7:45 pm
What a dear, beautiful, and inspirational soul...I'm crying...

Rest In Peace Pierre; you made the world a better place .
 

Shawna S. (43)
Monday September 30, 2013, 9:28 pm
Rest peacefully Pierre
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Monday September 30, 2013, 10:01 pm
Always amazed how one earth creature can love a different earth creature. Gives me hope.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 4:22 am
noted
 

Ruth S. (314)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 6:55 am
May God remember you sweet Pierre.
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 8:25 am
noted thanks
 

Sara P. (54)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 10:35 am
RIP lovely creature!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:26 am
Beautiful boy, you made this world a better place.
 

Julia R. (283)
Friday October 4, 2013, 1:52 am
Pierre was a beautiful soul who brought the light to so many! Humble though he was, Pierre possessed an inner beauty and peace that most humans will never know! I particularly loved the following lines from this eloquent and poignant story:

"If, without our protection, Pierre would not have survived in a world where beings like him are butchered to please depraved human appetites, without Pierre's light -- without the light of beings like him -- we ourselves would be neither fully alive, nor fully human.

Pierre was born blind. He had no access to and no memory of light, yet he was one of the brightest lights, he radiated light, he illuminated the world, and our lives, with his own life. Pierre, whose heart stopped 20 years too soon, restored the heart of everyone who entered his world to full, brilliant life."
 
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