A Godparents Promise

  Precious little Godchild. You are surely heaven sent. Becoming your Godparent is a sacred compliment.   Although you’re but an infant, in time you’ll understand that as you walk through life we’ll walk together hand in hand.   I promise your dear...

A Hug

When sorrow enters life and heartstrings feel a tug, nothing brings more comfort than the giving of a hug.   Words, though well intended, cannot ever take the place of sweet unspoken feelings through a tender, warm embrace.   In our arms there is compassion and...

Alzheimers … Love’s Greatest Test

  He doesn’t know her anymore but she knows who he is. Her husband, and her sweetheart and father of their kids.   She made a humble vow to him upon their wedding day that she would love and cherish, and honor come what may.   There is no greater test...

Alzheimers, Love’s Greatest Test

He doesn’t know her anymore but she knows who he is. Her husband, and her sweetheart and father of their kids. She made a humble vow to him upon their wedding day that she would love and cherish, and honor come what may. There is no greater test of love, or greater...

Bedside

  I think now I’m ready to go. I feel the time is right. My spirit is slowly slipping away. I may not last the night.   I’ve lived my life and done my best to honor God above. I’ve raised a family as best I could. We’ve shared tremendous love.   I feel their...

Beyond Heaven’s Veil

I’ve received a brand new calling. The greatest one I’ve known. It’s a mission to the spirit world, and I must go alone..   It means that for a little while we will be apart But let the memories of our love live on deep in your heart..   Feel my love surround you. The...

Compliments

  I’ve been told that I am thoughtful, that my feet are on the ground. Some say that I am likable and fun to be around.   It’s been said that to my principals I stand firm and true. That I’m dependable and honest in the things I say and do.   But the...

Cookies & Kisses

  Grandma, I am wishing I could visit you today. Like when I was little and came over for a stay.   How I loved your cookies from the oven, nice and hot. No one made them better and I always ate a lot. I remember, too, your kisses when I would come to stay....

Friend & Brother

  Every man is my brother, be he black or white or yellow. And to me it doesn’t matter the religion of the fellow.   We all live here together upon this place called Earth, and had no say in any way in the origin of our birth.   Sometimes life is...

Hahaidis

  I went to see my doctor. I was having laughing spells. He said, “It’s ha-ha idis, and can’t be cured with pills.”   He told me to go home, get some rest and stay in bed. He said it’s quite contagious and can easily be spread.   As I was driving home I...

Hand In Hand

    Hand in hand we’ll walk together throughout this earthly life, and find joy in every footstep that we take as man and wife.   We’ll climb each hill along the way and every one we’ll conquer, knowing that life’s challenges will make our love grow...

Handprints

  Handprints in our home Get higher every year. Then before we know it Suddenly they disappear.   But now with joy I notice, Upon my cupboard door, A brand new little handprint From a grandchild I adore.   Every handprint is a treasure, Like little works of art....

Heartless

I’m living now without a heart. Hard to believe but true. The day you died, my heart inside, left me and went with you.

Heaven’s Suitcase

  A little boy was asked one day, (A boy of only seven) “What would you take with you if God called you up to Heaven?”   He thought for but a moment, and this was his reply, “I think I’d take my Mom & Dad, and here’s the reason why.   My mom is...

His Child Too

  When your child struggles in life and gets lost along life’s way; Have faith in Heavenly Father for this child who’s gone astray.   His plan is for our agency in a world where Satan’s strong. It’s easy for one to stumble and have their lives go wrong....

Horse & Steel Guitar

  I see you up there in the window as you’re looking down here at me. I’m sing a beautiful love song while kneeling on one knee.   My faithful horse is at my side. My steel guitar is in tune. The sky is clear, the stars are bright and there’s a big, full...

Horse And Steel Guitar

  I see you up there in the window as you’re looking down at me. I’m singing a beautiful love song while kneeling on one knee.   My faithful horse is at my side. My steel guitar is in tune. The sky is clear, the stars are bright and there’s a big full moon.  ...

I Live On

  I died but did not leave you. I am here, and have not gone. Though my spirit left my body don’t be sad, for I live on.   My love is all around you. Can you feel it? Can you see? That gentle breeze upon your face is not the wind…but me.   I’m the song of a...

I Love You More

  I love you more than anything that’s found upon this earth. Diamonds, gold, wealth or fame for me has little worth.   I treasure every single day I spend in life with you. You’re the reason for my being and my every dream come true.   You’re God’s...

I Promise

  I promise I will love you for forever and a day, and nothing in this world will ever take my love away.   I promise I’ll be faithful, honest, kind and true. I promise that the one and only one for me is you.   Our love is everlasting. ‘Til death shall...

Kisses To The Wind

When, on your face, you feel the breeze from winds that come and go… Close your eyes and pucker up. Then just let ‘em blow   I love and miss you so much every single day… that I blow kisses to the wind each time it blows your...

My Savior’s Cross

The cross is as an emblem of a love beyond compare. A reminder of Golgotha and my Savior, who died there.   Because of His great love for me He suffered, bled and died. Upon a cruel, rugged cross, my Lord was crucified.   The mind cannot perceive, and there  are  no...

Of All The Things We Wear

  Of all the things we wear, the most important thing is  worn upon our finger and is called a wedding ring.

On Bended Knee

  I ask my love on bended knee, “Sweetheart will you marry me?” To which I heard a quick reply.. “Yes, as soon as pigs can fly.”   So I looked high, and I looked low for a real smart pig, and do you know., I found that pig sitting in a sty, And in a week or...

Precious Children

Dear Father up in heaven, how ungrateful I would be, If I failed to thank You for the children given me.   I’ll do my best to teach them and to raise them in a way, that they will live life worthy to return to You one day.   Bless them in their journey to be...

She Loves Me Not

I plucked a flower from a garden. The best one I could find, in hopes to find the answer to a question on my mind. I began to pull the petals. slowly, one by one. What will be the answer when I come to the last one? “She loves me…she loves me not.” The petals start to...

The Awaited Visit

(A True Story) I stopped at a local rest home to visit a an ailing friend, when an elderly lady waved at me from her door near the hallway’s end.   She was happy when I walked over. There was something she wanted to say. She smiled and said from her wheelchair, “My...

The Dash Between

by Ron Tranmer©   I knelt there at the headstone of one I love and cried. Name, with dates of birth and death were perfectly inscribed.   I pondered these two dates and how little they both mean when compared to the tiny dash that lies there in between.   The...

The Wedding Ring

    I placed a ring upon your finger and you placed one on mine. The meaning of the wedding ring Is easy to define.   It’s the symbol of our love; ever present, ever true. A promise of commitment. You to me and me to you.   The tradition of this...

Too Late

  You walked slowly to my casket
 and looked down with saddened eyes.
 The words of love you whispered
 really took me by surprise.   I didn’t know you felt about me
 as you just implied.
 I wish I’d heard these words of love long before I died.   Why did you...

When Apple Trees Grow Cottage Cheese

  When the stars no longer twinkle and the moon has polka dots… When kitty cats are friends with rats, and cows are astronauts…   When a nickel buys an airplane and pigs know how to fly When apples trees grow cottage cheese, and “hello” means “goodbye”.   When...

When You Think Of Me

  Let it be, when you think of me, you think not of the dead, but know that I am living and wait for you instead.   Forget about my body lying deeply in the ground. It will turn to ashes, but I am still around.   Think of one who loves you, and will...