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The Greatest Gift Of All

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The Greatest Gift Of All

God blessed me with the greatest gift,
a mother who I love so much.
Her smiling face is a light,
that brings me such joy.
Always there beside me 
guiding my footsteps through each day.
Sharing laughter that is contagious. 
to remember for always.
I’d be completely lost without her,
I can't even think about that day.
I know this much for certain,
she’s more than just my mother,
she’s the greatest gift of all








For the Contest "Scavenger Hunt"
Inspired by Constance's Poem "The Perfect Gift" 

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  1. Date: 8/15/2010 11:46:00 AM
    What a wonderful tribute to your mother, Jerri! Congratulations! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 8:54:00 AM
    My congratulations Jerri to you on your win in Constance ~ A Rambling Poet's contest "Scavenger Hunt". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 8:42:00 AM
    Congratulations Jerri on your win. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 7:32:00 AM
    Big congrats Jerri on your winning poem in the Scavenger Hunt contest with this amazing and awesome write and win..enjoy this happy Sunday.. with luv.. in Italy ..yeah..luv..

  1. Date: 8/14/2010 9:32:00 PM
    Congrats on the win, Jerri

  1. Date: 8/14/2010 12:38:00 AM
    I hope you do well in the contest with this wonderful little tribute to your mom. I miss not seeing you so much here this week. HOpe all is ok. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/11/2010 12:47:00 PM
    Great write that should be in the winners' circle for sure..Good luck..Good to read a man's work that so uplifts his mother...Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog..We will be needing all the prayers that we can get over the next few weeks to make it through this medical procedure for our son..Thanks again..Sara

  1. Date: 8/7/2010 4:48:00 AM
    Good luck in the contest with this great write that expresses great appreciation for your mother..Sara

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 7:40:00 PM
    WoW Jerri sounds like a perfect description of the way my Mother and I were before she passed away last Thanksgiving Day... we were best friends and more than Mom and Daughter .. a special bond as I can see u have in your lines as well.. enjoyed my friend.. with luv..