Afterglow I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one. I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done. I’d like to leave an echo, whispering softly down the ways, Of happy times and laughing times and bright and sunny days. I’d like the tears of those who grieve to dry before the sun, Of happy memories that I leave when life is done.
o not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am a diamonds glint on snow, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn’s rain. When you awaken In the morning’s hush, I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars That shine at night. Do
To my dearest friends and family, Some things I’d like to say, First of all to let you know, That I arrived today. I’m writing this from Heaven, Where I dwell with God above, Where there’s no pain and sadness, There is just eternal love. Please don’t be unhappy, Just because I’m out of sight, Remember I’m still with you, Every morning, noon and night. That day I had to leave you, When my
SAFELY HOME I am home in Heaven, dear ones; Oh, so happy and so bright! There is perfect joy and beauty In this everlasting light. All the pain and grief is over, every restless tossing passed; I am now at peace forever, safely home in Heaven at last. Did you wonder I so calmly trod the valley of the shade? Oh! but Jesus’ love illumined Every dark and fearful glade. And He came Himself
My Rosary Beads A little pair of Rosary Beads – As plain as plain can be. But only God in heaven knew, How dear they were to me. I had them always with me At every step I took. At evening when I slumbered, At morn when I awoke. In bright and cloudy weather, In sunshine and in rain. Happiness or sorrow – In pleasure or in pain. It helped me in my struggle,