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Lamentations
by E T Waldron

Friday, September 14, 2007
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We stood there mourning in tears
His loss the fulfillment of our fears
He had every gift but length of years


So many try to reason why,and yet
We  all so easily forget, there is
A power stronger than was his


Lamentations, why, how, where
Used to cover our helpless despair
Faith and hope vanish in thin air


We forget the concept of eternity
Seeing death as truth of  finality
Demanding reasons to keep our sanity


It is right and proper for us to mourn
Just as we celebrate life when it's born
But,we shouldn't dwell in feeling forlorn


Remember, the body is all death claims
Our  saved soul, lives  in God's domain
Awaiting a new body in Jesus' name


The end of death came when Jesus died
All who believe in Him are by His side
Ready to wear the body of a new bride


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Note: Bride is a metaphor for Christ's church
Church meaning the Body of Christ,the mystery
of how we "in body" become like Christ


etw-2007

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Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 9/15/2007
I will try and remember this, each time hubby takes another nose dive into the abyss of his malady, try to help him, and hold my own head up.
Xcclnt pen here Tiggs
Love Ch'erie
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 9/15/2007
Eileen, a profound and prolific inspirational writing...I got a blessing today for it!
Reviewed by jude forese 9/15/2007
nicely composed triplets ... a fine testament to religious belief ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/15/2007
A moving write Eileen!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 9/14/2007
Touching write my friend! Very spiritual and inspiring, for we do have a greater home and a perfect body awaiting when our time comes...hard to imagine an eternal life with no worries, no heartaches, no death...just peace and joy! Inspiring indeed! Enjoyed!
Blessings,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/14/2007
The eternal flame stands alone, yet yields so much heavenly light. A spiritual write surpassing all others. So deeply spiritual as we each await our turn for our souls to join his in his heavenly kingdom....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Joyce Devenish 9/14/2007
Lovely poem Eileen. This life is short so I feel there must be more awaiting us. It is a very emotional time when someone close dies and faith like you have is a wonderful thing....Bless you...Joyce
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 9/14/2007
So many people look at death as FINAL...closed down...no longer open. Shoot! That's the biggest farce I know. WE live here in a far shorter term of "LIFE" than when we cross over. Believe me...we are mortal and all the money, greed and toys stay right here when we leave.Thanks Sis!
Love,
Susan
Reviewed by George Carroll 9/14/2007
Wonderful offering you give to us today.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/14/2007
A faith-fuelled offering, Eileen. Thank you for sharing it. Love and blessings to you,

Regis
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 9/14/2007
Remember, the body is all death claims
Our saved soul, lives in God's domain
Awaiting a new body in Jesus' name

No truer words were ever spoken. Beautiful.
Reviewed by A PAX 9/14/2007
Yes ET, I second of Abdi said........
Very deep thoughts you have here, and well espressed........

oh ty for remembering my Garden lol
pax A
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/14/2007
A beauty, Eileen; very nice! Love the graphic!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 9/14/2007
Beautiful Eileen, God Bless, love Holly
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 9/14/2007
Indeed HE took the sting away....
OH HAPPY DAY....

Yay Tiggs...
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 9/14/2007
It is difficult not to feel forlorn when that death in close to you . . . I don't think He gets too upset with mortals silly grieving . . . Good writing, Eileen . . .
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 9/14/2007
Such beautiful writing,enjoyed very much sweet lady,have a wonderful day Eileen...Hugsssssssssssssss
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 9/14/2007
Eileen what a beautiful write you share with us today. Great touching words. Thank you for shareing.
Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 9/14/2007
Life and death are the two haves of an eternal truth. GBQ
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/14/2007
Beautiful wisdom in beautiful lines...and I look forward to the Honeymoon for all eternity. Thank you, Eileen: needed this today.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 9/14/2007
"...Remember, the body is all death claims
Our saved soul, lives in God's domain
Awaiting a new body in Jesus' name..."

Wise words.

Love,
Bette
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 9/14/2007
Because I believe in heaven, eternity and God, it's hard for me to pen an abbreviated review, but here goes ...
Life and death - each an amazing birth and testament to God's abundant love.

Your poem - absolutely spiritual!

Blessings,
Kathy
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 9/14/2007
It is right and proper for us to mourn
Just as we celebrate life when it's born
But,we shouldn't dwell in feeling forlorn

Very sage, Edna, and hopefully there truly is something awaiting us, in another life, after earthly death arrives.
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