Forever Home


                  Forever Home


When our count of days goes way too fast

When earthbound lives are gone and past


In sad, lamenting grief we’re cloaked

We limp to You, our only hope


We lost them, those who were our own

Or were they not, and just on loan


With great compassion You lift us up

For what You gave them, they left with us


By Your grace, it’s their love we’ve enjoyed

So eternal, enduring, death can’t destroy


Fragrantly lingering, it wafts through our hair

Like tropical breezes, love whispers its care


And we know they are with us, as You’ve been from the start

For their love warms our being, lifts our arms, and our heart.


So, there lies our hope, it’s Your love and Your faith

You care about us, Your plan is in place


We lack understanding, only You know

How to bring home your people, You care for each soul

For You have given us this sleep

The one that, here, we think so deep


Yet it is light, and lasts but a whit

So brief, and at the end of it


We waken to You, forever home

At last, Your Treasure is our own.


At last! Your Joy is now our own!




4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tracy Campbell
    Apr 26, 2017 @ 15:42:01

    Your poetry touches my heart. Thank you.


    • Gloryteller
      Apr 27, 2017 @ 10:41:18

      Thank you from the depths of my heart, Tracy. It is such a relief to know that people are positively affected by my work. That you read and took the time to comment, greatly touches me as well. Thanks to you in return! L<

  2. ronald long
    Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:13:19

    You are still at it and doing quite well as I can read brother. Fine job and may there be many more days for you to write before you are “forever home”.


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