Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Feeling down due to the death of a loved one? This might help.

This note came from a good friend of mine when she found out my mom and aunt passed away last year. She mentioned how it helped her that first Christmas after her parents passed away.

It really is beautiful. With Christmas edging close, I wanted to share it with you.
I can only hope it will help anyone else out there who may have lost a loved one.

My First Christmas in Heaven

I see the countless Christmas trees around the world below,
With tiny lights, like heaven's stars, reflecting on the snow,
The sight is so spectacular, please wipe away that tear,
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 so 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 each a special gift, from my heavenly home above,
I send you each a memory of my undying love.
After all, love is a gift, more than pure gold,
It was always more important in the stories Jesus told.
Please love and keep each other, as my Father said to do,
For I can't count the blessing or love He has for each of you.
So have a Merry Christmas and wipe away that tear,
Remember, I am spending Christmas with Jesus Christ this year.

It was followed by a credit to -- Ben aged 14.

She followed it with:

"Whether alive or dead, we belong to the Lord.
None of us lives for oneself, and no one dies for oneself.
For if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord.
So then, whether we live or die, we are the Lord's. For this is why Christ died and
came to life, that He might be the Lord of both the dead and the living. For we
shall all stand before the judgement seat of God, for it is written:

'As I live', says the Lord, 'every knee shall bend before me, and every tongue shall
give praise to God.' So then each of us shall give an account of himself to God.
The Word of the Lord"


Pass it on to anyone who may be feeling the sorrow of losing someone.

2 comments:

  1. It's Deonna from the Child at Heart blog! Thank you so much for linking up at the Merriest Blog Hop! I can't wait to see all of your holiday ideas each week...I will have to share this with a friend who recently lost her mother and grandparents on the same day! She would like this :)

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    1. Thank you for reading and I do help this will be of help to your friend - it did help me. It has to be very difficult for her! Have a great Thanksgiving.

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