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I am a bereaved mother and wife. I began this blog to help me look for the "good things" in life after my daughter, "Babybear", died in July 2005. Three years later, her daddy, my husband, "Bear", died in November 2008. (You'll find a link to their stories on my blog) And now, as difficult as it is, I continue to look for the good things in my life as I learn my new normal with my pup, "Furrybear", at my side. And the angels on my shoulder...

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas in Heaven


CHRISTMAS IN HEAVEN

We're wondering what Christmas in Heaven is like
As we grieve alone and pray,
longing for one who has gone before
To spend Christmas in Heaven today.

And so in our dreams we wander far
From the scenes and sounds of earth
‘Til we catch the strains of the Heavenly choir
As they sing of the Christ Child's birth.

The Angels we envision there
As they join in the festive play
And there amid the throng is our Loved One
Spending Christmas in Heaven today.

There's joy in the faith that teaches
When our life's work is done
Of a place in Heaven awaiting
And the crown we worked for is won.

In our grief may we learn well the lesson
So to work and suffer and pray
As to merit the joys of our loved one
And to spend Christmas together some day.

Author Unknown

8 comments:

Jill said...

Thanks for sharing that poem. I have not heard that one. Thinking of you! xx

LeMira said...

Thank you. Needed to hear that today. I hope you feel your angels nearby today and tomorrow. ((Hugs))

Brian Miller said...

a beautiful poem...i imagine it is christmas every day....

Caitlin said...

Beautiful, Ter.

otin said...

I know this time of year is tough on you Ter, but you are strong. Check out my post for today and click the link. Beth is trying to make a wish come true for a little girl with terminal luekemia. We have about 4 links to her. Merry Christmas.

Yaya said...

Thank you.
(((Hugs)))
Merry Christmas!

Audrey said...

That's a lovely poem!
I hope you have a Very Merry & Relaxing Christmas!

Jodi said...

I love it. (((Hugs))) to you!