A Butterfly

I placed a single flower in the granite headstone’s vase, and thought of how I miss you as tears streamed down my face.   I felt somehow, that you were near, and looked up to the sky. And there I saw above my head a little butterfly.   It’s gracefulness and...

A Childs Headstone

    Time has passed our little angel, since you were called away; but you’ll never be forgotten.
 We still think of you each day.   A tiny little headstone marks the place where you now lie. A peaceful spot that’s just a dot beneath the big blue sky....

A Crown Without The Thorns

. You came into our family and we loved you right away, but Heavenly Father took you back. You were not meant to stay. . No trials or temptation. No suffering or pain. A perfect little angel inked to our family chain . Heaven celebrates you, while your earthly family...

A Penny For My Thoughts

If I had but a penny for each time I’ve thought of you; Though a penny by itself  has little worth; Added up every day, since you died and went away, I’d be the richest person on the...

A Perfect World

  In a perfect world there’d be no falling tears. No sickness and no pain. No suffering and no fears.   A world without sorrow and a world without goodbye. A paradise of beauty for each beholders eye.   A world without gravestones, for death would never be; And...

A Place

There’s A Place I like to go when I feel sad and blue. A Place where I’m reminded of the happy days with you. A place I visit often, since my world has come apart. For you and memories dwell there In the corner of My...

A Special Place

There’s A Special Place I like to go when I feel sad and blue. A place with happy memories of the days I had with you.   A place I visit often since my world has come apart. Because I know I’ll find you there. …Waiting… In my...

Angel’s Call

  An angel in a robe of white came to me as I slept last night. She smiled and whispered in my ear, “It’s time for you to come my dear.”   “ Though time was short since you were born, you’ve earned the crown without the thorns. God knows the sweetness of...

Answered Prayer

  Amid my greatest sorrow and with heartache, and despair, I fell upon my knees and went to The Lord in prayer.   “Dear Father up in heaven. In humbleness I pray for understanding why the angels took my child away.   I trust, Lord, in Thy wisdom, but it’s hard...

Because I Love Her Too

  I took someone you dearly love to a place that’s far from you. I called her home to be with me because I love her too.   I feel your pain and sadness but let your faith be strong. The one you love is in my care and joyfully lives on.   Weep because you miss her...

Born Asleep

  I never saw your smile or the color of your eyes. I never heard your laughter and I never heard your cries.   You never felt my kisses upon your cheek and nose. Or tickles underneath your chin and on your little toes.   You didn’t hear, “I Love You”...

Born Asleep

  I never saw your smile or the color of your eyes. I never heard your laughter and I never heard your cries.   You never felt my kisses upon your cheek and nose. Or tickles underneath your chin and on your little toes.   You didn’t hear, “I Love You” and you...

Empty Crib

  A little crib lies empty in the nursery down the hall. A mother’s precious baby child has answered heavens call.   She knelt beside the empty crib where once her baby slept and said a silent prayer to God. And as she prayed…she wept.   “Dear Lord, my...

Faith, Hope, And Charity

  Faith in knowing our loved one is in a wonderful place, waiting for that happy day when we’ll again embrace.   Hope that soon we’ll overcome The grief that we now feel. That God will bless and comfort us, and help our hearts to heal.   Charity...

Forever & Always

  Oh, my dear family, I wish that you knew my joy here in heaven while waiting for you.   The veil has been lifted and I understand the wisdom and love in God’s wonderful plan.   Be at peace and have faith that though I have gone, bonds made on earth, in heaven...

Grandpa’s Balloon

    The little child’s red balloon sailed quickly to the sky. She’d lost her grip upon the string and soon began to cry.   I watched her mother pick her up and dry her tearful eyes. And as she spoke I realized this mom was very wise.   She said,...

He Took My Little Hand

  God gently called my name as He took my little hand. He knew hearts would be broken, but He hoped you’d understand.   For when He takes a child home He chooses each with care. He needs the best of children, to be special angels there.   We watch over...

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 Best

I gazed down from the heavens at my children on the earth; And there you were, the perfect one to give this child birth.   Someone, who with unmatched faith, would always trust in Me. And someone who’d be strong when I needed them to be.   The child was...

Heaven’s Light

    The sun shines down upon us with rays of warmth and light. Then when the day has ended, disappears beyond our sight.   We then are left in darkness, not because the sun has died, but because it’s shining brightly on the world’s other side.   So...

Heaven’s Rocking Chair

  Are there rocking chairs in Heaven where little babies go? Do the angels hold you closely and rock you to and fro?   Do they talk silly baby talk to get a smile or two, and sing the sleepy lullabies I used to sing to you?   My heart is aching for you,...

His Child Too

  Losing you, our precious child, brings pain beyond compare. But we must trust in God, for it was He who called you there.   Like us, our Heavenly Father has tremendous love for you. and though it’s hard to let you go, we know you’re His child too.  ...

If Only

  If only, my child, I could send, A basket filled with love, And pretty blue forget-me-not’s To your new home above.   If only I could send a hug Past every twinkling star, And a suitcase filled with kisses Up to heaven, where you are.   If only I...

Lullabye

    If somewhere there in heaven an angel should be free, please have her rock my baby, with a lullaby, for me.   And when my angel baby drifts off in peaceful sleep, place a gentle kiss, for me, upon her little cheek.   Then take her baby blanket,...

Merry Christmas Up In Heaven

  Merry Christmas up in Heaven from your family here below. We love you, and we miss you, and want to let you know.   We feel your love around us and though you’re spirit’s gone, your memory is alive and well and in our heart’s lives on.   If God would grant us...

Mommy, Don’t Cry

  Mommy, I feel your sorrow and suffering clear up here. I know your heart is breaking with every falling tear.   I know you long to hold me in your loving arms again. One day you will, I promise. Please be happy until then.   I’ll warch over you...

Mother Of An Angel

  A tiny little angel bid a silent sweet goodbye to a sad  and weeping mother, then flew off to heaven’s sky.   When a spirit child is perfect there’s no need for them to stay. They come and choose a family then go quickly on their way.   The trials and...

My Twinkling Star

I like to think the glow at night from stars high up above, is the light of heavenly beings     shining down on those they love.   I pretend you are the biggest and brightest star I see. And your twinkle is a wink, meant especially for me   I’m thinking as you’re...

No More Tears

  No more tears are left to fall. I’ve cried so long I cried them all. I must be strong. I must be brave, But it’s so hard kneeling at your grave.     I pray that God will help me heal. He knows the sorrow that I feel. His love is pure, His purpose...

Take My Hand

  Beyond Earth’s veil I cannot see but my faith is strong. I trust in Thee I know in time I’ll understand, but ‘til then Lord, please take my hand.   I cannot walk through life alone. My weakness unto Thee is known. Help me Lord to pass life’s test. To...

Teardrops

  Teardrops are falling.  We’re saddened this day A sweet little baby has just passed away. For such a short time, we were blessed with the love of our sweet little angel from heaven above.   Our family is grieving .We weep, and we pray, In our hearts we...

Teddy Bear

  It’s my very favorite place. I feel closer to you there. We rock the hours away. Me and your Teddy Bear.   The rocking chair is squeaking, as rocking chairs will do. I pretend the one I’m holding isn’t Teddy Bear, but you.   I miss your little chubby...

The Bouquet

He put the child’s hand In His and said, “Come walk with me. I know a very special place that I’d like you to see.” So hand in hand they walked picking flowers along the way. Each one adding splendor to a colorful bouquet. It was when they crossed the veil that the...

The Departed Ship

    It sailed into the sunset on a glass-like sea of blue. The distance growing further ‘till it disappeared from view.   Another watching near me softly whispered, “She is gone”. But in our hearts, though unseen, we knew the ship sailed on.   For...

Thou Art God

    Though hard to understand, Lord, why our child had to die… our faith will not be shaken, and we will not ask Thee why.   Our hearts are filled with sorrow and our pain is very real, but we fully trust Thy wisdom and shall question not Thy will....

To Bury A Child

  I always took for granted, as a parent, I’d go first, but somehow in our family life’s order got reversed.   I believed the day would come that you would bury me, but in my sorrow, I now know that isn’t meant to be.   The wisdom of our Father, who dwells in...

Too Pure To Stay

  At the loss of a dear sweet child words cannot explain, how much the heart is broken, or how awful is the pain.   “Why doest Thou take little ones?” I asked as I knelt to pray. I felt His spirit telling me; “They are too pure to stay.”   I had the...