The Night Has A Thousand Eyes

The night has a thousand eyes,         And the day but one; Yet the light of a bright world dies         When day is done.

The mind has a thousand eyes,         And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies         When love is done.                 – Francis William Bourdillon

Come Back

– Amy Greenlee

I clasp my heart My eyes run dry Now there’s nothing left to cry

The pain is killing me so much now I never got to say good-bye

I didn’t always want you I didn’t show my love But now you’re gone, I want you To bury me in love


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In Time of Sorrow…

May you see God’s light on the path ahead When the road you walk is dark. May you always hear, Even in your hour of sorrow, The gentle singing of the lark. When times are hard may hardness Never turn your heart to stone, May you always remember when the shadows fall— You do

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Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep

Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there… I do not sleep. I am the thousand winds that blow… I am the diamond glints on snow… I am the sunlight on ripened grain… I am the gentle autumn rain. When you waken in the morning’s hush, I am the swift

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Remembered Joy Irish Funeral Poem

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free! I follow the plan God laid for me. I saw His face, I heard His call, I took His hand and left it all… I could not stay another day, To love, to laugh, to work or play; Tasks left undone must stay that way. And

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Roses For Rose

Red roses were her favorites, her name was also Rose. And every year her husband sent them, tied with pretty bows. The year he died, the roses were delivered to her door. The card said, “Be my Valentine,” like all the years before. Each year he sent her roses, and the note would always

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Bennet Cerf relates this touching story about a bus that was bumping along a back road in the South. In one seat a wispy old man sat holding a bunch of fresh flowers. Across the aisle was a young girl whose eyes came back again and again to the man’s flowers. This time came

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He Never Missed a Game

Bob Richards, the former pole-vault champion, shares a moving story about a skinny young boy who loved football with all his heart.

Practice after practice, he eagerly gave everything he had. But being half the size of the other boys, he got absolutely nowhere. At all the games, this hopeful athlete sat on the

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The Last Time

If I knew it would be the last time That I’d see you fall asleep, I would tuck you in more tightly and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

If I knew it would be the last time that I see you walk out the door, I would give you a hug and

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How Many Chances???

As I awoke half startled, face still screwed up in a frown. I lay there quietly, wondering what in the world had just gone down. I raised myself up slowly, cautious of what I might find. Could that have been the sound of Gabriels trumpet, the end of all mankind. It was so dark,

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