A Fathers Act Of Bravery

My heart is beating rapidly, my clothes are soaked in sweat. If there’s anything that I fear more, I haven’t found it yet.   I am terrified and shaking and wish that I could run, but know there is no backing out. if victory’s to be won.   There’s one with far more...

A Mother Just Like You

Mom, If I could make a wish and have that wish come true, Every child on earth would have a mother just like you.   Every house would be a home where peace and love reside, And the happy sound of laughter would be often heard inside.   Through teachings and example...

A Prayer For My Son

    Dear Lord Your gifts are many and I’m grateful for each one. I especially want to thank You for the gift of my dear son.   No parent could be prouder. No son could bring more joy. And no one in this big wide world is loved more than my boy.   Protect him, and...

Angel Mother

  Hidden deeply in my mind, although I always I knew; Someday in time I ‘d have to face the pain of losing you.   Oh how I miss you, Mother. Your smile and loving touch. Until now I didn’t know that it would hurt this much.   You gave me life and loved me, and I was...

Before

Let us not wait until too late for us to realize; It’s always best when love’s expressed “before”a loved one dies.

Blended Family Recipe

    Put a good and honest man into a mixing pan. Combine one loving woman and blend well with the man.   Add the children of the man, and the woman’s children too. Mix them all together as you would a pot of stew.   Slowly stir in patience. It will really help a lot....

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 single greatest...

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....

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 live...

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, “My little sweetheart,...

Grandpa’s Pocketknife

She said, “He’d want you to have it. He carried it most of his life.” I looked down, and in her hand, was grandpa’s pocketknife.   I hugged my grandma tightly and tears began to flow. She dried them with her apron, and said, “he loved you so.   This knife was used,...

Greatest Mom On Earth

  Dear Mother I’m so grateful God chose you to give me birth, for He has truly blessed me with the greatest mom on earth,   You have always been there to listen, guide, or mend. You’re my confidant, my hero, my mom, and my best friend.   If you could look into my...

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. And...

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. And...

Happy Father’s Day In Heaven

I love you and I miss you dad, and though you’ve passed away, you’ll never be forgotten, for I think of you each day.   If heaven celebrates this day how special it will be. A gathering of the many dads upon our family tree.   Your father and grandfather...

Happy Mother’s Day In Heaven

    I love you and I miss you mom, and though you’ve passed away, you‘ll never be forgotten, for I think of you each day.   If heaven celebrates this day how special it will be. A gathering of the many moms upon our family tree.   Your mother and...

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 always working...

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.   Put your...

Mother

    My love for you dear mother is in my heart to stay. It’s with gratitude and honor I wish you Happy Mother’s Day.   Ever since I was a child I’ve felt your love for me. A better mother anywhere, this world will never see.   I thank dear God in Heaven for I am truly...

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 strong...

Proud To Call You Mother

I’m as proud to call you “mother” as the mom who gave me birth. I treasure what you’ve given , more than anything on this earth.   You’ve raised a wonderful person teaching values lovingly. This child grew and found true love. …You raised this child for me.   ...

Seize The Moment

    It’s  Saturday morning  and grass needs  a mowing. The weeds in the garden keep growing and growing. The garage is a mess, and a broom’s waiting there. The bathroom needs painting, but he doesn’t  care.   The garbage  is full and needs put  in its  can, but now’s...

Slipping Away

  I think now I’m ready to go. I feel the time is right. My spirit is slowly slipping away. I won’t 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 your...

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 Greatest Dad Of All

The Good Lord must have told me, when it came my time for birth, that I could have my pick of any dad upon the earth. I must have looked around at every father I could see. I’ll bet He smiled when I said you were the dad for me. How richly I am blessed to have a dad...

The Greatest Dad Of All!

  The Good Lord must have told me, when it came my time for birth, that I could have my pick of any dad upon the earth.   I must have looked around at every father I could see. I’ll bet He smiled when I said you were the dad for me.   How richly I am blessed to have a...

The Greatest Parents

  I will never take for granted how greatly I’ve been blessed; For when it comes to parents, Mom and Dad you are the best!   You’ve provided, protected, and taught with loving care. And there’s never been a time when you were needed, and not there.   If you could look...

The Greatest Parents On Earth

I will never take for granted how greatly I’ve been blessed; For when it comes to parents, Mom and Dad, you are the best!. You’ve provided, protected and taught with loving care. And every time I’ve needed you, you were always there. If you could look into...

Toc Tic

Life’s clock has made me old and grey, so I took it apart today. Reversed the balance wheel and gears that tic away the days and years.   I worked away and pretty quick the clock began to say, “toc tic.” Instead of old, I’d now grow young and I was proud of what I’d...

Toc-Tic

Life’s clock has made me old and grey, so I took it apart today. Reversed the balance wheel and gears that tic away the days and years.   I worked away and pretty quick the clock began to say,” toc tic.” Instead of old, I’d now grow young and I was proud of what I’d...

True Treasure

Of all our earthly treasures, be they big, or be they small, remember it was God who gave the greatest of them of all. It’s not the house we live in, or precious fine jewelry. It’s not our job, or bank account, or new big screen TV. It isn’t fancy, costly clothes to...

Without Fear

My life on earth is ending, and soon I will be gone. But I lie here, without fear knowing I’ll live on.   There is a God in heaven who is waiting there for me. Because of Christ, His Son, I know I’ll live eternally.   My life was full and happy and I was truly...

Without Fear

My life on earth is ending, and soon I will be gone. But I lie here, without fear knowing I’ll live on.   There is a God in heaven who is waiting there for me. Because of Christ, His Son, I know I’ll live eternally.   My life was full and happy and I was truly...