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A Soldier Has Just Gone Home

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A Soldier Has Just Gone Home

A soldier has just gone home.
This evil world no more to roam.
It wasn't for want of prayers,
But all is known to our heavenly father>

A soldier has just finished her fight.
On the eagles' wings she has taken her flight.
No more pain or worry of any kind,
Her eternal rest she has gone to find.

A saint has just found her rest,
Her memory is forever blest.
Although all the loved ones are grieving,
but God, His precious daughter receiving.

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  1. Date: 2/14/2013 11:06:00 AM
    It seems that God is blessed by this woman's presence with Him. Excellent form here. I like the transition from soldier to saint.

  1. Date: 1/16/2013 2:48:00 PM
    this is a beautiful tribute to all soldiers but I loved how you made her a girl in the last two stanzas. awesome!