Prayer To A Loved One


We all know a loved one,
Who could use a prayer,
Someone who is ill,
Or just needs someone there.
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Send them a thought,
In the form of a prayer,
Then give them a hug,
And let them know you’re there,
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Times can be rough,
Being alone can be rough,
But knowing someones there,
Is sometimes enough.
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So send out a prayer,
That there is someone there,
Someone for you,
As you are for them.
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And if you are needing someone,
You are in my prayers,
And just know,
I will always be there.

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Darkness


There is a darkness around me,
One that is not ready to fade,
It envelopes me,
And makes me feel life is not worth it.
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Life has been tough,
And it seems to get tougher every day.
I’ve lost loved ones,
And find it hard to keep smiling.
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It is described as a darkness,
Because it is hard to see,
More than a day ahead at a time,
And the darker the less you can see.
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But I won’t let the darkness win,
I’ll use my other senses,
To get where I’m going,
To where it is light again.

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God Gave You To Us


God gave you to us,
As a source of love,
To teach us his wisdom,
And teach us how to live.
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He left you here,
As long as he could,
Before he needed you,
Back with him.

Another Petal Falls


A rosebush is like a family.
Each home is a rose.
The petals are the people.
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Just as people pass.
The petals fall.
Eventually the rose is bare.
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A home may close.
The flower may wither.
But the rosebush keeps growing.
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Each petal is remembered.
Every rose is not forgot.
The rosebush is not lost.
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So remember each petal.
And don’t forget each rose.
Watch as the rosebush grows.

You’ve Gone Home


The show is done,
The curtain has fallen,
You’ve taken you bow,
And said your goodbye.
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The show is over,
No encore to give,
You’ve said you piece,
And left us all to live.
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It still hasn’t sunk in,
No repeats like on TV,
I won’t see you again,
Not until my end.
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We’re left with our memories,
With the lifetime of advice,
With the wisdom of your world,
With the imprint of your life.

God Gave You Wings


God too you too soon,
Some might say,
You were here all my life,
And one day you were taken away.
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But I smile because,
Although God took you home,
I know when he greeted,
He gave you wings to fly.
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You were my hero,
A man with the knowledge,
The source of my wisdom,
Someone I could turn to.
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Now when I hear the gulls,
Or see the west coast sky,
I’ll know you are there,
Soaring amongst the clouds.
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God gave you to the earth,
His gift to everyone in your life,
And each day from now,
I will be thankful to him and to you.
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I know I have to say goodbye,
But this isn’t the end,
It was just your time,
And I will see you again.

A Message To My Fathers


At first I blamed myself,
My best wasn’t good enough,
The distance continued to grow,
I tried to impress,
But you just forget,
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And now I’ve grown up,
I have cried all my tears,
And cried for so many years,
I continued to try and impress him,
And still he wouldn’t listen.