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My Memory

At a young and tender age, I gave my heart so earnestly, To a man who gave his life, For me at Calvary. All my years, he has blessed me, With a loving family, But the greatest gift he gave me, Are my memories. Now my flowers are not tended, My house is a mess, There's no food on my table, For I'm taking a rest. I've gone to live with Jesus, For etenity, The only thing I leave behind, Are thoughts of my memory. So, don't look for me, or call me, Or send a note down here, I'll be living with Jesus, And family that's waiting there. The only thing that's left to leave you, Is a treasure to you from me, It's the thoughts that you have, Of my memory. When we meet again up yonder, At that happy golden shore, And we talk about the memories , That we had down there below, Then you'll tell me about the things you did, After I was gone, We'll never have to make new memories, In our bright, eternal home.

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  1. Date: 12/18/2012 10:56:00 AM
    Praise God for the hope we have in Jesus who made eternal life possible! This was a lovely emotional write, and it touched my heart. Looking forward to meeting my Mom in heaven. May God bless and keep you. Thanks for sharing!

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 4:16:00 AM
    This is great... I really enjoyed it. Nice to get such a blessing in such a beautiful monday afternoon.

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 9:04:00 AM
    Every thing flows so eloquently, even your thoughts. Beautifully written, indeed! You have a gift. Keep writting.

  1. Date: 2/10/2012 10:36:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your work this morn..It speaks of your faith..I am glad that I chose this one to read as one of the works that I will be able to read today..Soon I will be going on to meet with my loved ones up there..Sara

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    Date: 2/10/2012 10:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sara, thank you for reading and commenting. Yes I've been there where my faith was all I had to depend on and it saw me thru cancer and a bad heart attack. I hope and pray your health is good.let me hear!.