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Mother, You Have Been My Greatest Treasure
by Betty L. Torain

Friday, March 31, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Mildred was one of the children The Lord helped me to raise. She was a wonderful human being, loved Jesus and served Him well She had her degree in nursing and was a dedicated worker. Married to the same man for 33 years., mother of 2 children. God called her home in 1999. She gave me this tribute 3 months before she went home.

Mother, you have opened me to so much love I have not yet found a world to give it all to...

All of the rich and joy-filled moments we have shared together has given me
a deeper understanding of life
and the true meaning of human happiness...

I remember not a day passed in my childhood and youth
that you didn't find someway to give,
even when you were tired
or carried a troubled heart.

From you I learned charity and compassion
and tolerance. From you,
I learned to like myself.

It is because of these things that I am growing .
Your being a part of my life, and believing in me,
gave me the courage to be a person,
to be free.

You will always be with me , then because we have shared not only love, but trust. Trust me, then, to remember and love you forever.

God saw she was getting tired
and a cure was not to be
He put His around her and whispered "Come With Me."

Yes, Miss Mildred I trust you to love me for forever. And I'll be with you one day. Your Mom.


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Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*® 4/3/2006
Dear Betty,

You have been blessed to be a blessing.

Blessings of Love & Light,
Reviewed by jude forese 3/31/2006
a dear and beautiful poem ...
Reviewed by Aberjhani 3/31/2006
Not the largest diamond in the world nor the biggest bank account can surpass the value of the validation of love expressed in MOTHER, YOU HAVE BEEN MY GREATEST TREASURE. A blessing that magnifies in beauty and grace with every syllable written.
Reviewed by Crystal Silver Angel (Reader) 3/31/2006
Betty, you are a precious angel and this is truly beautiful.You are blessed!!!!!!!!

((((Hugs And Love, JoAnne )))
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/31/2006
Beautiful sentiments, Betty. Thank you for sharing them. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Constance Gotsch 3/31/2006
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 3/31/2006
This is special. Very much so. Thank you for sharing it with us.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/31/2006
beautiful! :)
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