A Letter to a “Silent” Brother

Dear Patrick,

I was then an only child who had everything I could ever want. But even a pretty, spoiled and rich kid could get lonely once in a while so when Mom told me that she was pregnant, I was ecstatic. I imagined how wonderful you would be and how we’d always be

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A young football star; never asking for more than love for each day. A kind word, time to give, always there. For yet a tragedy came upon your life; Sorrows and tears. Memories here and never to be forgotten. So much love for you is what we hold near in our hearts. That day

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A poem for Scott

If tears could build a stairway, and memories were a lane, I would walk right up to Heaven, to bring you home again. No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, You were gone before I knew it, and only God knows why. My heart still aches in sadness, and secret tears

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I’ll Be There

As I keep on believing this is all one bad dream, I pinch myself and start to realize this is becoming more and more real to me.

As I keep on wishing how my good-bye could have been more, I sit down and remember all the time I shared with her.

As I keep

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Dear Mary

If you were here beside me – I’d give you hugs and a kiss, But since you’re with Jesus – I’ll tenderly “Reminisce” Some folks may need to write – others need a final “good by” Many spend a long time grieving – and can’t do much but cry. But you’ve made the grade,

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A Child and Tears

A child is created inside, a mother’s womb by our Lord above, between a man and a woman at each other’s side from each other’s care and tender love.

A child is brought into this world suddenly, held for the first time in his father’s arms. The smile from ear to ear comes from

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