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As I Lay Down To Sleep

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As I Lay Down To Sleep

As I Lay Down to Sleep


As I lay down and pray
I think of all the good things that happened today

Not a day goes by that I try to do my best
I want to please the lord above all the rest

Wonder if this is my last night
Morning comes and I will not see the morning light

Could only hope that I did all the right things
Left my family in order before I see my KING

We never know the place or the time
Before our saviour calls us home, could be the last rhyme

Guess its only human to think about death
But oh well have to get some sleep, take a deep breath



Written by:  Debra Falgout
October 2, 2012

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  1. Date: 10/24/2012 8:58:00 PM
    love the poem ,check out my poem

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 8:14:00 AM
    Thanks for sharing this inspiration. I also love the Lord and know his love.

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 2:04:00 PM
    debra, referring to your comment to me below, just wait till you are over 50. Your mind won't even LET you sleep sometimes. hahaha. yes, mine is always busy too!!!

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 1:44:00 PM
    I really love this poem of yours..wonderful expressions portrayed here!!

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 2:51:00 PM
    this is very nice. It shows you have a lovely heart!!

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT
    Date: 10/3/2012 7:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Andrea, my mind never stops even while sleeping, but I do have rest in knowing that we have hope and never are alone in all we do, thanks so much for your comment, love debra
  1. Date: 10/3/2012 1:22:00 AM
    Debra, this is your first poem I've read and it is so wonderful!!! I love it so much!!! Can I include it in my favourite? Thank you so much and congratulations for a GREAT COUPLET. Thank you for stopping by leaving me your congratulatory comment on my poem. I am so happy you've nejoyed reading it. More power and blessings to you always!!! love, Leonora

    FALGOUT Avatar DEBRA FALGOUT
    Date: 10/3/2012 7:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Leonora for the heartfelt comment, for sure you can include this poem as a favorite, I am so pleased, love debra