Real Life Rainbow Bridge Stories

'A Trip to the Bridge'

by Alexis Freeman
(Tennessee)

Now, before I start this, I want to reassure you all that this is a true story. I'm not making this up. This really happened, and I thank God every night for this blessing I had.

It was about a year ago, and I had just lost my beloved dog Ace. I was crying awake in bed one night, talking to him. I was sleeping in the glow of a candle (it's one of those that just have a lightbulb flame, I'm not sure what they're called) with a little German Shepherd figure next to it in tribute to Ace. I eventually cried myself to sleep.

Then I had, well, we'll call it a dream for now. I walked up to an old wooden bridge and started to cross over. I couldn't cross all the way because there was a small gate at the end. So I went as far as I could, and looked around. There were bright, beautiful colors all around. I mean just unearthly healthy grasses and flowers. Then from off to the side, out runs Ace. He comes up to the bridge, his eyes glowing with more life and happiness and love and joy than I've ever seen in anything. His coat was unbelievably healthy and shiny and just, just perfect. His tail was wagging immensely. Anyone that saw him would have been able to tell he was absolutely spilling over with joy. There is no way to describe how happy he looked. Anyone would be, really, to be surrounded with all that beauty. Then, as soon as I could get a good look at him, an absolutely gorgeous rainbow landed right nearby him.

Then, I woke up. Now, remember how I said before we'd call it a dream for now? I said that because I don't think it was a dream. Heck, I know it wasn't a dream. In my heart, I know the good Lord above saw my great sorrow and wanted to make me feel better, so He let me visit. It was just for a few seconds, but they were some of the most joyous and powerful seconds I've ever experienced. Isn't that cool? My dog didn't visit me like in a dream or something, I got to visit him. And I think I learned a bit about the Bridge. I learned it does exist. I also think I learned how it works.

Firstly, I guess you're greeted into heaven. I didn't experience the greeting though, probably because I was just visiting. Then, I think you cross an old wooden bridge. (Perhaps to represent your dull life without them?) Then, once you pick them up you cross a Rainbow Bridge. (Maybe to represent a new, colorful, and happy life with them.)

So if you are ever in doubt and think that they may be truly gone, stop yourself before you even finish the thought. They are up there, and believe me, they are incredibly happy and can't wait to be with you again, but want you to make the most of your life without them. Because you know what? Life IS short. Compare these few years on this earth you'll spend without them to an eternity with them. It truly does make the journey worth finishing.

Thank you for reading. God Bless you and may he care for your pet till He calls you home to be with them. :)

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You are all very welcome :)
by: Alexis Freeman

Hi guys. Sorry I haven't been on recently; I just saw this comments page tonight. It feels so wonderful to have been able to help you all through sharing my story. I am so, so glad that I was able to make you all feel better. And thank you guys for taking the time to read and comment on this story. It truly means a lot to me! :) I feel like I have done with this story what God wanted me to do with it. I hope you are all doing well. Keep your eyes open for your own experiences and pray that you might have some. Many, many blessings to you and your furbabies! :)
P.S. Remember to follow the Lord so that you may see Him and your ever so loved animals in Heaven. God Bless :D

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The Bridge visit
by: Danielle

Thank you for posting your story. I lost my baby boy Gauge who was a yellow lab a week ago and it's been a really hard week without Gauge tagging along behind me or hearing his footsteps as he walks around my house. Your story puts an end to all the wondering if the rainbow bridge actually exists. I think everyone has doubts until they actually visit themselves. I can't wait to see my Gauge one day at rainbow bridge because I know he will be there waiting for me. Thank you again and god bless you.

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Thank You
by: Anonymous

Your story is absolutely beautiful and has helped me so much. Thank you!!

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THANK YOU!!
by: Nola Grace's Mom

3 months ago my little doxie Nola Grace was hit by a car and died. I miss her so much. As I read about your dream I thought of her, running around on those little legs with her ears flapping in the breeze and it made me smile. Thanks!

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My soul mate
by: Anonymous

Thanks for the comfort of now knowing that my beloved dog Jessie is happy and waiting for me.... May I also be granted the privilege of visiting, as I desperately want to know she is okay

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I Believe
by: janice

Thank you for sharing such a awesome experience. My PeeWee has been gone 9 months and it has been so hard,I do believe we will be united again. I happened on this site today and was not a good day for me till I read your story. Again thank you for sharing.

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Blessed
by: DANA

I feel the need to personally thank you for letting me read your story.. I am 9 days into the loss of my best friend and your "dream" was inspirational and healing to know this may be a possibility for me one day also.. Thank you

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Thank you!
by: Anonymous

Thank you for this! You made me feel much better! My pet cat passed away last year and her birthday was recently. I dreamed her and I was crying in my dream. I woke up crying... Your story made me feel much better and you're right: it really does pay to be a good person and finish the journey with dignity!

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I Believe
by: meg Loftheim

I believe your story. I didn't experience what you did but I know my beloved cat, KC, came back a couple of times to let me know he was OK and feeling so much better. When Mollie wandered into our yard two years ago, I know KC had sent her as I called his name first and then out of the bushes came this tiny, sick and weak kitty.

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Awesome
by: Barb

I know without a doubt that what you experienced was absolutely real and did happen. Your story is exceptional. Yes, you will be with Ace again someday, but you are right that life is short and there is a lot of work that needs to be done, especially when so many dogs and cats are in need of help. I know Ace will patiently wait for you.

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The Rainbow Bridge
by: jean

Thank you so much for your story about your beautiful dog and the Rainbow Bridge, I always like to think my babies are there and will be with them all again one day, bless you and your sweet dog, love Jean

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