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A Birthday Gift for Mother
by Connie Hinnen Cook
Monday, January 23, 2006
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It's my late Mother's birthday
and it's true I miss her so,
And it is on this very day
my Gabriel chose to go.

A regal, gorgeous all-white cat,
Gabriel was my heart's pride,
His presence will be sorely missed
and mourned, now that he's died.

Gabe's wide eyes, so intelligent,
he knew when I was down...
He'd lick my hand and pat my face
and play the circus clown.

My Gabe was so affectionate,
his spirit full of love,
His heart as big as all outdoors
and gentle as a dove.

Now Mother's smile will greet him
and she'll hold him all day long,
She'll cuddle him as angels dance
and sing the birthday song.

And he'll make Heaven sweeter
as they celebrate her birth,
Gabe's tender soul will bless her day,
a special gift from earth.

So Jesus, hold them close to You
and let my Gabriel be
A birthday gift for Mother,
sent with all my love, from me.

--Connie

"But it is written,
Eye hath not seen,
nor ear heard,
neither have entered into the heart of man,
the things which God hath prepared
for them that love Him."
(I Corinthians 2:9, KJV)



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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/27/2015

sweet, poignant read

I am sorry for your loss

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/14/2006
Connie,

I'm sorry for your loss--powerfully and poignantly penned.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/24/2006
oh, connie, this made me cry! beautiful and compassionate; very well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :( >tears <
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/24/2006
Nice, compassionte write.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 1/23/2006
This is a lovely tribute, Connie.
We more a long time for those we love.

Best,
Elizabeth
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