Anyone who's lost a loved one, needs to read this, especially this time of year.

Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by Bobpaul, Dec 27, 2006.

  1. Bobpaul

    Bobpaul New Member

    Supply NC
    "I see the countless Christmas trees around the world,

    With tiny lights like heaven's stars reflecting on the snow.

    The sight is so spectacular; please wipe away the tears,

    For I am spending Christmas with Jesus Christ this year.

    I hear the many Christmas songs that people hold so dear,

    But the sounds of music can't compare with the Christmas choir up here.

    I have no words to tell you, the joy their voices bring,

    For it is beyond description to hear the angels sing.

    I know how much you miss me; I see the pain inside your heart,

    But I am not far away, we really aren't apart.

    So be happy for me dear ones, you know I hold you dear,

    And be glad I'm spending Christmas with Jesus Christ this year.

    I send you a special gift from my heavenly home above,

    I send you a dear memory of my truly undying love.

    After all, love is the gift more precious than pure gold,

    It was always most important in the stories Jesus told.

    Please love and keep each other, as my Father said to do,

    For I can't count the blessings or the love he has for each of you.

    So have a Merry Christmas and wipe away that tear,

    Remember, I'm spending Christmas with Jesus Christ this year."
  2. KansasKatter

    KansasKatter New Member

    Wichita Kansas
    Thanks BobPaul,

    My Grandmother, whome I was VERY close to, died at 11:58 AM on Christmas morning 3 years ago. We have that poem on a plaque above our fireplace, and it was on the cover of the little pamplet handed out at her funeral.

    The whole family thinks she was waiting for Christmas to go. It was her favorite day of the year. She was in a hospice for 23 days, no food, water, feeding tube, or IV fluids, nothing. She was supposed to live for 2, maybe 3 days, but she held on for 23 days, until Christmas day.

    Thanks for the reminder of the poem. Really puts things into perspective!:smile2:

  3. pythonjohn

    pythonjohn New Member Supporting Member

    F L A Swamps
    Thanks for sharing that one.
  4. Pastor E

    Pastor E New Member

    Beebe AR
    Thanks for shareing Bob
  5. luke1wcu

    luke1wcu New Member

    North Carolina
    This is perfect for a good friend of mine. He is 60 years old and spending his first Christmas without his mother, whom he buried last year at this time. He and his siblings are having a real tough time these past few days. This may brighten his day a bit tommorrow. Its all been a real eye opener to me. I'm 24 and he's 60 yet I've learned that you never outgrow the ability to grieve....even for someone who has obviously spent a long time on Earth. Many thanks for this from me and surely from him as well.
    God Bless

  6. Bobpaul

    Bobpaul New Member

    Supply NC
    It struck a nerve in me, just thought I'd pass it on. It's called, "First Christmas in Heaven"

    Paulette's mom just lost her brother-in-law, who was nearly as close as her husband as far as family ties. She speaks constantly of her beloved husband and the loss of his brother hit her very hard at this time.