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We Made An Angel

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We Made An Angel

We made an Angel for Jesus,
although he was tiny and small,
he’s now in the army of Jesus,
and helps to watch over us all.

Our baby was born in October. 
A beautiful blue eyed boy.
He appeared to be healthy and happy, 
he filled our hearts full of joy.

We had him for only a short time. 
His life seemed so normal at first!
Just before he was two, without warning, 
his health took a turn for the worst!

Six months later, he went up to heaven, 
to explain it, we won’t even try!
For a while, we were groping for reasons, 
why someone, so young had to die?

We kept on searching for answers, 
for what we could not understand?
Why God, would let this thing happen, 
was it all just a part of His plan?

All of a sudden it hit us, 
we knew just what God had in mind!
He let us make Him an Angel, 
to help Him watch over mankind!

Yes, we made an Angel for Jesus, 
although he was tiny and small,
but he’s big in the Army of Jesus, 
and helps to watch over us all!


Dedicated to Angel Bobby 
(Robert William Taylor -  1968-1971)




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  1. Date: 6/25/2013 7:04:00 AM

    What a way to find meaning in great loss. I love this poem. Congrats on your win

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 12:55:00 AM

    Beautiful and lovely . Congrats Ralph. AO

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 2:41:00 PM

    Ralph, it's just lovely! Congratulations! George

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 10:16:00 PM

    RALPH. Thank you very much :-) Congratulations on your wonderful win~ LOVE~ SKAT.

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 9:26:00 AM

    Brilliantly written with heart. May this angel keep you close the God's light and his love forever Ralph. Congratulations not only for the poem but for the gift of a special angel.

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 9:42:00 PM

    Ralph, Congratulations to your contest entry! Thank you for entering your dedicated poem in my contest and also for supporting my contest. have yourself a great and wonderful night. Sorry for the late congrats,..p.d.

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 9:37:00 PM

    Awww shucks Ralph, this is such an emotional and strong dedication. Awesome! Congratulations on your win~!

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 2:11:00 PM

    Many congrats on all your recent wins, Ralph : )

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 1:17:00 PM

    congrats on your deserved big win in the contest with this very moving dedication to your child, I can relate to this to a certain extent...Charlotte x

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 10:34:00 AM

    Congratulations Ralph for your win in the contest "best dedication poem" sponsored by P.D. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 10:02:00 AM

    This sure gave me chills as I read this, Ralph, I can only imagine how hard it was to lose a child-- but you are right, you definitely have an Angel now... congrats on your win here...

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 9:58:00 AM

    Congratulations on your 2nd place win sponsored by P.D...This brings tears to my eyes. I have lost 2 children,11 and 45. I know they are all angels in Heaven.

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 9:14:00 AM

    congrats on your win cory

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 8:04:00 AM

    Congrats Ralph on this stirring and touching creation for the contest.. a superb sensitive one my friend.. I have an Angel for Jesus too with my J.J. luv..

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 7:43:00 AM

    Ralph, this poem brought tears to my eyes, it is so bittersweet in remembering that angel, I know this pain Ralph having lost a child also, your dedications to Bobby is amazing and congratulations on your win in the contest, this truly touched my heart~~

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 4:31:00 AM

    I feel this write all to well.. Congrats my friend

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 3:58:00 AM

    My congratulations on the second place win in the contest, Ralph

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 4:11:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest"Thicker Than Water" Ralph. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 7:02:00 PM

    The loss of a child has to be so heartbreaking. Accept my sympathy Nice tribute. Congratulations on being one of the winners in Brian's contest. Wishing you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 7:53:00 AM

    Congrats Ralph on your HM in Brian's contest with this wonderful write.. enjoy this wonderful honor ..with luv from the "Sweetheart"

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