To My Dearest Family

Poems For Bereavement

Dad comforting his children

Dad comforting his children

To My Dearest Family

Some things I'd like to say,
but first of all to let you know
that I arrived okay.

I'm writing this from Heaven
where I dwell with God above
where there's no more tears
or sadness there
is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy
just because I'm out of sight,
remember that I'm with you
every morning, noon and night.

That day I had to leave you,
when my life on Earth was through.
God picked me up and hugged me
and He said I welcome you.

It's good to have you back again
you were missed while you were gone,
as for your dearest family
they'll be here later on.

I need you here so badly
as part of My big plan,
there's so much that we have to do
to help our mortal man.

Then God gave me a list of things
He wished for me to do,
and foremost on that list of mine
is to watch and care for you.

And I will be beside you
every day and week and year,
and when you're sad
I'm standing there
to wipe away the tear.

And when you lie in bed at night
the days chores put to flight,
God and I are closest to you
in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on Earth
and all those loving years,
because you're only human
they are bound to bring you tears.

But do not be afraid to cry
it does relieve the pain,
remember there would be no flowers
unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you
of all that God has planned,
but if I were to tell you
you wouldn't understand.

But one thing is for certain
though my life on Earth is o're,
I am closer to you now
than I ever was before.

And to my very many friends
trust God knows what is best,
I'm still not far away from you
I'm just beyond the crest.

There are rocky roads ahead of you
and many hills to climb,
but together we can do it
taking one day at a time.

It was always my philosophy
and I'd like it for you too,
that as you give unto the World
so the World will give to you.

If you can help somebody
who is in sorrow or in pain,
then you can say to God at night
my day was not in vain.

And now I am contented
that my life it was worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way
I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody
who is down and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up
as on your way you go.

When you are walking
down the street,
and you've got me on your mind
I'm walking in your footsteps
only half a step behind.

And when you feel the gentle breeze
or the wind upon your face,
that's me giving you a great big hug
or just a soft embrace.

And when it's time for you to go
from that body to be free,
remember you're not going
you are coming here to me.

And I will always love you
from that land way up above,
Will be in touch again soon
P.S. God sends His Love.

Author Unknown
"To My Dearest Family"

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