->''"And lo, I am always with you, even to the end of the earth''
->~ Jesus, [[Literature/TheBible Matthew 28:20, KJV]]

Parting can be such sweet sorrow, but sometimes [[ButNowIMustGo it must be done]]. But what you can say is you're not truly leaving: you'll remain in spirit. This trope is no less powerful when the person is more than "[[DiedHappilyEverAfter leaving]]".

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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* From ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': "[[GratuitousEnglish Spirits are ALWAYS WITH YOU!!]]"
* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''
--->[[spoiler:"Don't forget. Always, somewhere, someone is fighting for you. As long as you remember her, YouAreNotAlone."]]
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[[folder:Film]]
* ''Film/{{Superman}}'' (1978)
-->'''Jor-El:''' He will not be alone. He will never be alone. [snip] You will travel far, my little Kal-El. But we will never leave you, even in the face of our own deaths. [snip] You will carry me inside you all the days of your life.
* ''Franchise/StarWars Episode IV: Film/ANewHope''
-->'''Obi-Wan Kenobi:''' [To Luke Skywalker] The Force will be with you, always.
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': 'He Lives in You'
* John Smith says this to Pocahontas in the [[Disney/{{Pocahontas}} Disney version]] when he is due to be executed.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'', Little Foot's mother: "I'll always be with you, even when you can't see me." In one of the sequels, the sentiment is put into song, "Always There".
* ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' - "I'll be right here."
* Alec's parting words to Alice in ''Film/SwampThing''.
* ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven 2'' has a nice little song based around this.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* In Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''Literature/HaveSpaceSuitWillTravel'', the Mother Thing gives Kip a small item which, when held up to someone's head, gives them a warm feeling that she is loving and watching over you.
* ''Literature/HarryPotter'': "After all this time?" "Always."
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[[folder:Music]]
* The song by Puff Daddy, "I'll Be Missing You", a memoriam re-recording of Music/ThePolice's "Every Breath You Take". What's interesting is they take the creepy stalker elements of the song and rewrite it to become this trope. Missing You is about your dead loved ones watching and waiting in heaven.
* The Music/PhilCollins song "[[Disney/{{Tarzan}} You'll Be In My Heart]]".
* Escape Club's "I'll Be There" is about a dead paramour watching his love from heaven after he's gone.
* "Sleeping With Ghosts" by Music/{{Placebo}} - also known as "Soulmates Never Die".
* "Wherever You Will Go" by Music/TheCalling:
-->I know now, just quite how
-->My life and love might still go on
-->In your heart, in your mind
-->I'll stay with you for all of time
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''KingdomHearts'': Kairi to Sora "Don't ever forget. Wherever you go, I'm always with you."
* May occur at the end of ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}''. When the investigation team is sad over the protagonist leaving, one of the dialogue options is "I'll stay... in your hearts." If you choose this, it's immediately {{lampshade|Hanging}}d by Kanji.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}'', "Fear of a Krabby Patty":
-->'''Giant Krabby Patty:''' Remember, [=SpongeBob=], I will always be with you, right here. [points at [=SpongeBob's=] chest]
-->'''[=SpongeBob=]:''' In my heart?
-->'''Giant Krabby Patty:''' Actually, your arteries.
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Yue to Sokka at the end of Season One.
** ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'': Raava, to Wan, the First Avatar. It's kind of an odd example, because [[spoiler: Wan dies, but Raava moves on to the next Avatar, so Wan lives on through reincarnation]].
* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode "Irrational Treasure":
-->'''Quentin Trembley:''' Children, [[ButNowIMustGo I am needed elsewhere]]. Just know that I'll always be right here... (''points at Dipper's heart, and unfolds his hand to reveal a bill'') ...On the negative 12-dollar bill.
-->'''Dipper:''' Wow, this is worthless!
-->''''Trembley:''' It's less than worthless, dear boy!
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