A Beautiful Day In Heaven

    Death is but a passing from darkness into light. I awakened from my sleep and beheld a glorious sight.   It’s a beautiful day in Heaven. Love is everywhere. Peace and comfort surround me. No place on earth can compare.   I could never begin to describe the...

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 colors...

A Dash Of Love

Hearts are filled with sadness and tears are in our eyes, as we gather at your funeral to bid our last goodbyes.   On the program of your funeral, your picture can be seen, with dates of birth and death and that important dash between.   For your dash is as a symbol...

A Mother’s Love

  Bless my children Lord above, wrap them in Thy tender love. Keep them safe and free from harm, until once again they’re in my arms.   My sweet children, I’ll miss you so, but God called my name, I had to go. Your loving mother I’ll always be. You’ll join me one day...

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 life...

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 Shining Light

In the midst of my sorrow a shining light appears, bringing solace to my soul and comfort to my fears.   It is the light of my dear Savior shining clear, pure and true; Reminding me the day will come when I’m again with...

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...

A Time For Goodbye

     There’s a time for us to live   and a time that we must die.     A time to say hello   and a time to say goodbye.   Although it’s very hard to tell you goodbye now, we’ll wipe away our tears and continue on somehow.   Then when our life is over and it’s our...

Angel Mother

Mom, you look so pretty today As you lie there in sleep, All dressed up in your best dress While I stand here and weep. I knew this day would come,  but still, it’s hard to bear; Seeing the mom I love so much Lifelessly lying there. It was you, who gave me birth, 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...

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 and...

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 presence...

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...

Bless My Family

  Dear Lord, please bless my family They mean so very much to me. Keep them safe and free from harm, Until again they’re in my arms.   My sweet family, I’ll miss you so and hope that you will always know, the greatest blessing given me Is you, my loving family.   I’m...

Broken Chain (Revised by Author)

  We little knew that day God would call your name. In life we loved you dearly. In death we do the same.   It broke our hearts to lose you but you didn’t go alone, for a part of us went with you the day God called you home.   We’re left with loving memories of the...

Broken Chain (Original)

  We little knew the day that God was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly, In death we do the same.   It broke our hearts to lose you But  you didn’t go alone. For part of us went with you The day God called you home.   You left us peaceful memories....

By My Side

    Oh, what would I do dear Lord, without Thee by my side, bringing peace to mind and soul when one I love has died?   How, Lord, could my broken heart be comforted and mend, if I believed what we call death is final…and the end?   But no, the dead shall rise again...

Christmas With Christ

  Merry Christmas up in Heaven. How very special it must be, to celebrate our Savior’s birth with Him there personally.   I’ll bet there is no Santa Claus, or stories of reindeer, but angel’s joyfully singing about Christ as He stands near.   I miss you most on...

Christmas With Christ

    To spend Christmas up in Heaven; how special it must be, to celebrate our Savior with Him there personally.   I’ll bet there is no Santa Claus, or stories of reindeer, but angel’s joyfully singing praise to Christ as He stands near.   I miss you most at Christmas...

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. Especially...

Dad’s Promise

  Years ago as dad lay dying, we stood by his bed and wept. It was there he made a promise that today, dear mom, he kept.   He held your hand and told you that before he had to go, he’d leave you with a promise because he loves you so.   He told you that he’d miss...

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 is pure, sweet...

Family Tree

    We’re grateful for our Family Tree, where pure sweet love abounds. Our roots are deeply planted In rich and fertile grounds.   We enjoy the rays of sunshine and endure the days of rain. And when a leaf falls from our tree together we share the pain.   God gave the...

Final Footsteps

    With pain in my heart and tears in my eyes, I walk to your casket to tell you goodbye. It becomes harder with each step I take. I’m afraid my poor heart is going to break.   I cannot describe the emotions I feel. I love you so much, and I always will. No one in...

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...

Gentle Breeze

&nsbp; I put a flower upon your grave and ask dear God above, “Why Lord did you take from me the one I dearly love?”   I need her more than heaven. There are many angels there. To take my angel here on earth just doesn’t seem quite fair.    As I prayed and...

Grandma Died

  Heavenly Father took Grandma Up to heaven when she died. When my momma told me I ran to my room and cried.   I ask Heavenly Father Why my grandma had to die. I fell asleep, and had a dream Where grandpa told me why:   “Grandchild, I know how you miss Your grandma’s...

Grandpa Died

  My grandpa was so good to me. The best grandpa that he could be. You’d always find me at his side, But my grandpa died.   He read me stories lots of times And gave me nickels, quarters and dimes He could always find me when I’d hide, But my grandpa died.   He told...

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,...

Happy Birthday In Heaven

    Happy Birthday up in Heaven from your family here below. We love you, and we miss you, and want to let you know.   Your birthdays aren’t forgotten. and your memory yet lives on. We celebrate your life with us even though you’ve gone.   Were God to grant us just...

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...

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 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 it is when one we...

I Imagine Heaven

  I imagine Heaven as a peaceful happy place, where joy and contentment puts a smile on every face.   I imagine many mansions and streets of shining gold. Never being sick again and never growing old.   I imagine Heaven as a paradise above. A perfect place where every...

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 sweet song...

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...

Life’s – In Between

  All who live upon the earth in time will pass away and return to God their maker, to be judged on judgment day.   From the day that we are born our death is unforeseen, but birth and death dates matter not, what counts is – in between.   One, who we all dearly...

Lonely Moon

If the night sky lost a star each time I thought of you, The moon would soon be all alone and lonely like me too.  

Magic Kisses

  Mom, when I was but a child and hurt myself at play, I recall your magic kisses That would take the hurt away.   A kiss upon my finger, My knee, and elbow too. A magic kiss and band aid and I’d be as good as new.   But now the pain is in my heart for you have passed...

Memories

  Memories of you linger. Your voice, your touch, your smile. These loving, happy memories, will sustain me for a while.   Then time’s fading memories will be fresh as summer rain, for God will one day call me home to be with you again....

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 just...

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 Words

  No words, when one is grieving, will ever mean as much as the showing of compassion in a loving, gentle touch. Kind words, though well intended cannot ever take the place, of the silent show of heartfelt love found in a warm...

Real Men Cry

  I attended a large funeral of a little child who died. The fathers’ heart was broken and openly he cried.   This man, by all who know him, is a rugged type of guy. and some were quite astonished to see this big man cry.   But I thought, “Now here’s a man, who shows...

Sacred Urn

This urn, to me, is sacred  for there inside contains the ashes of one I love. Precious last remains.   Container number two is one that no one sees. This urn holds the ashes. My heart, the...

Sad & Glad

  Though my heart is full of sadness, I have thoughts of gladness too. Two emotions, both from love, and in my heart for you.   I’m sad that you have passed away, but glad you’re pain is gone. I’m sad because I’ll miss you so, yet glad that you live on.   I’m sad that...

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...