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The Beginning Of An Ending

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The Beginning Of An Ending

Do not grieve for my passing, for it was my time
For life is but the Lord's property, and now he has reclaimed mine
I regret leaving you here, though I've indeed been set free
But I could no longer ignore God's call for me
Though I went with Him, I made sure to take you along
And I left with you memories of times past but definitely not gone
I go home to my father in a place of peace
To be reunited with sisters and brothers, a whole line of family
Cry if you must, mourn if you may
But not over things you failed to say
Death is not eternity, it was a short bridge I had to cross
And though I have departed from this world, my life is not lost
I say farewell to you now, for it is a temporary goodbye
For one day you too will go where I now arrive
Someday in the future we will cross paths again
And together we will travel that long road, and there speak of the end

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  1. Date: 1/25/2011 9:34:00 AM
    I really liked "temporary goodbye" it seems to cover many deferant religious paths Julie

  1. Date: 8/12/2009 11:13:00 AM
    Where have you gone Lakisha? come back and see us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/10/2008 5:41:00 PM
    Dear Lakisha, So sorry I did not rate YOUR POEM on my Comments I give it a 7 to the nth LOVEYOUr POETIC PEN...HG

  1. Date: 10/10/2008 5:36:00 PM
    Congratulations on YOUR Superb Featured POEM "The Beginning Of An End" This is how I see my passing into Life I am in awe of YOUR Talent LOVEYOUr POETIC PEN...HG

  1. Date: 10/6/2008 10:16:00 AM
    Truly comforting and beautifully written. Congratulations Lakisha on your well deserved featured write of the week. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 10/6/2008 8:50:00 AM
    Amazing write here, Lakisha ... I can only hope that it will be so. This is a well-deserved selection to be featured this week. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 10/6/2008 7:12:00 AM
    A wonderful wite, Lakisha, very deserving of the featured status. Beautiful thoughts. God Bless and congratulations. Vince

  1. Date: 10/6/2008 3:12:00 AM
    Lakisha - I liked the message of this poem - Congrats on being featured and God Bless

  1. Date: 10/5/2008 5:15:00 PM
    Such is the end of the journey for those that believe. Blessings to you for sharing this inspirational poem with us. Keep up the good writing. Karen

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 5:32:00 PM
    Wonderful display of faith in the hereafter. God Bless. Vince