My Last Hour

Written by: Juanita Warden

3600 Seconds

I would pray and ask God to forgive me for all my shortcomings.
I would thank Him for the many blessings He has sent my way. 
I would ask Him that He be with all my loved ones, guide them, 
and give them the faith they will need to carry on. I would tell Him,
I understood, that, “His Will Must Be Done”.

I would gather my children and let them know how much I love them.
I would ask them to keep and pass on the values, I have taught them. 
That I understand they will be unhappy, not too grieve to long, that death 
is part of life, we are not promised any tomorrows.

I would sit with my husband and let him know how much he means to me,
how much I love him. I would thank him, with all my heart, for the last 22 years.
Let him know how happy he has made me. I would ask him not to grieve for me,
in due time, find someone else. I do not want him to be alone.

I would go sit on my porch swing with my husband, family and smell the fresh air.
Until death, I would be with Him because "I am Going Home".

Juanita Warden
Copyright © 2011 
(All rights reserved)

Robb A. Kopp
Contest, "My Last Hour"