Monday, April 25, 2011

Approaching Heaven...Rambling Thoughts



The life had been hard and the road long as
I lay down beneath a tree in the softness of the moss
To reflect upon the happenings that had brought me here
I'm not sure when sleep overtook me
But I dreamed of my loved ones and the happiness I had known
Aware of the wind softly moving my hair about my face
While I had not accomplished greatness, perhaps in my own way I had made a mark
Perhaps someone would remember me in sadness when I'm gone
There was no fear within me as I opened my eyes to the brilliant light
The Goodness of Him and I smiled my last earthly smile.

C Hummel Kornell, original work - all rights reserved.
MagPie 68 - Photo Courtesy Tess Kincaid

10 comments:

  1. Amazing picture accompanying an amazing little story of one's "last earthly smile". I could easily relate to what comes before that smile: the dream about loved ones and happiness, the wish to leave a mark on this world, the Goodness of God.

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  2. Stunning images tenderly shared... simply beautiful.

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  3. You make 'crossing over' sound like a colourful experience.

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  4. Exits of the peaceful kind are definitely the best!

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  5. I'm thinking we'd all wish for this when the time was right.

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  6. best regards.
    bless your weekend.

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  7. Coni...Tom and I are embarking (hopefully!) on our first foray into the world of motor-homing after our horrendous year of bad health for both of us this past year. We have chosen Blake Ranch RV park (where you and I first met!) for our first destination since we can get back to our doctors in half a day from there if need be, secondly we enjoyed our time there, and know that we can just vegging out if need be there and let the world go by. I am bringing my watercolor supplies and, of course, my jewelry-making supplies so I can stay busy while relaxing! Wish us well! I will post on my blog what is up while there.

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