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Count Your Blessings
by Nancy D.

Wednesday, January 21, 2004

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My friend Steve needs our prayers for a miracle, he has cancer throughout his body. May God Bless You All.

Thought I would stop in to say hello
Only to find your not at work
I was told your in the hospital
My only thought was to be with you
So to the hospital I drove

Walking down the hall to his room
Entering his room not knowing what I will see
Three bags of medicine dripping into his veins
A strong man weakened from this disease
As I pull the curtain back he sees its me, he gives me a smile from ear to ear

As sick as he is he gets out of bed
And greats me with such a warm hug
You shouldn't be out of bed I say
He says for now you are the best medicine I could receive
We sat and talked openly about his cancer

From his waist down he has trippled in size
How the tumors are eating his insides
Holding my hands he then looked at me
He said with a smile
I'm happy and truly blessed

I have a wonderful wife that loves me
Six beautiful children that I love
Friends like you that care about me
God has blessed me with so much in life
I looked at him eyes filled with tears

As he wiped my cheek
He said don't cry for me
I want you to be happy
Just the way I am
And most of all count your blessings

Nancy
01/21/04

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Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 2/6/2004
my prayers are with you at this time
Reviewed by Andrea Da Costa (Reader) 1/23/2004
Your poem is very moving and your friend sounds like a wonderful, courageous man.
All the best
Andrea
Reviewed by Russ Okamura 1/22/2004
A very deep and heartfelt poem, the purity of your love truly shows in this one.
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 1/22/2004
Wonderful tribute, Nancy for a wonderful friend..I am praying for Steve and you..
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/22/2004
Nancy all my prayers are with him and you and his loved ones at this time..I have been through this and it is difficult...I cared for my father....know that we are always here for you...blessings to you...lovely poem...floria
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/22/2004
'Friends like you that care about me'

Wonderful tribute to your friend, Nancy. Our prayers and thoughts go with you on your visits.
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 1/22/2004
He's got mine. Thanks.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/21/2004
O Nancy this made me cry!!

Beautiful tribute to your friend!!

Take care sweet friend!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/21/2004
Beautiful tribute to your friend. My prayers are with him and all concerned.
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 1/21/2004
So sad for you to see your friend this way
Life is not fair a lot of times
Keep the faith Nancy....
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/21/2004
A very uplifting write and what a special man he is. I will pray for his recovery, if it is God's will, or for a peaceful death. He is so right in saying, Count your blessings.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/21/2004
What a life lesson you share here, Nancy. Thank you for this uplifting offering. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/21/2004
OH Nancy, wow! What a great attitude he has. God bless him, I'll put him on the prayer board and keep him in prayer. You did a wonderful write about this, thanks for sharing!His demeanor has lifted my soul!
Bless you too;-)!
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