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two peas in a pod: tribute to Pastor and Mrs. Arlee Griffin

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two peas in a pod: tribute to Pastor and Mrs. Arlee Griffin

you met each other at turning points in your lives
many would call that destiny
you'd found out you both had so much in common
you then entered into matrimony
you were both from modest means
but the most important thing
is that you both had a shared love for God
on one accord like two peas in a pod

after leaving college you both went to work
an assumed leadership in a southern baptist church
but that was not the end of the story
because for you both continued to God the glory
one day you were blessed with a cute little baby
you called her Angel for she was a perfect little lady
then the Lord told you to pick up your staff and rod
for He had a new mission for His two peas in a pod

God sent you a vision He sent you a dream
you then received a request from a church named Berean
you were compelled to venture forth
the voice of the Lord told you both to go north
and upon following God's appointing
you both received another blessed anointing
the Lord gifted you with another precious baby girl
whom you proceeded to name Ariel
and now with your family situation complete
there would be other challenges for you both to meet
and as long as you both continue to honor and love the Lord God
He will be the strongest vine for His two peas in a pod

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  1. Date: 9/10/2009 12:13:00 AM
    Louise, congrats on your success in the contest...Raul

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 7:01:00 PM
    Louise this is a wonderful tribute - Congratulations on placing in Nathan’s “Two Peas in a Pod” contest – God Bless, mj

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 2:24:00 PM
    This is a beautiful tribute! Congratulations on your win! This is wonderful!

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 9:16:00 AM
    Awesome write here Louise and a wonderful tribute to your friends. Congratulations on your writing being included in the winner's circle in Nathan's contest !!

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 3:31:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Nathan's contest Louise. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 8:40:00 PM
    Great write, Louise, I love it. Congratulations! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 6:25:00 PM
    Congratulations, Louise, on placing in Nathan’s” Two Peas in a Pod” poetry contest with this wonderful poem. It's easy to see why you did so well. Your creativity shines. Keep writing. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 5:42:00 PM
    What a wonderful tribute this is! Congratulations on placing in Nathan's contest!!

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 5:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on a Honorable Mention in my contest! Nate.