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Does Mother Miss Me?
by Connie Faust

Friday, April 20, 2007
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DOES MOTHER MISS ME?

Does Mother miss me, dear Lord,
now that she's with You?
Does she ever think about me,
and feel a little blue?
Can her happiness be complete
when I am still down here?
Tell me, Father, how is she? 
How is my Mother dear?


On days when I am lonely,
and wishing she were here,
I wonder if she misses me,
my precious Mother dear,
But in my heart I know the truth --
although she loves me still,
She's happy beyond words now! 
Her heart is all a-thrill!


She knows we're meeting someday soon,
she knows it won't be long,
and there's no time for heartache
when you're singing Heaven's song!


All things are seen from Heaven's view,
and not as here below;
and she is filled with love of God!
There's joy for her, I know!
The joy that those of us on earth
but dimly understand --
the pure, sweet joy of knowing God,
of touching Jesus' hand!


How can my mother look behind;
or cry for earthly things?
She's walking with her Precious Lord,
Who is the king of Kings!
She sees His face, and talks with Him --
what rapture that must be --
to be with Him and know His love
for all eternity!
 
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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 10/8/2008
I like the word Joy. and the way you used it here. Joy was my cocker spaniels name too who died Oct 23, 2003 a day before my birthday. I miss Joy still so much but know she is in doggie heaven too. Hoping I'll see her when I pass on too, but I just don't know it it will be so. Do we see our animals in heaven. Bonnie May seems to think so. I have many loved ones passed into heaven too and know they are waiting up there for me when my time comes. Meanwhile I have to hang in there and make each day as best as I can, which I try to do.
Reviewed by Cryssa C 5/14/2008
This is beautiful... I often think the same things about my Mom...

Cryssa
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 3/25/2008
Your words are a song to my heart...like Bonnie below, my eyes are still blurry from all the others I've read.
Reviewed by Bonnie May 1/13/2008
Oh my, I can hardly see so forgive the typeos. This was absolutely beautiful and what a daughter she has. I know she is proud of you and is waiting with great joy at seeing her little girl again. Great tribute to her. Your friend Bonnie
Reviewed by Richard Orey 4/27/2007
O, my, Connie, what a beautiful poem. Just the reading of it made me shiver.

Technically, it was wonderfully put together: meter, rhyme, syntax. All the little things that matter in a great poem. But a poem has no depth without a powerful, soulful, loving message. And in this you have succeed beyond measure. Only one who knows God can render such a work.

Outstanding! From the heart and for the heart. How dear can one write be? This I'll copy and keep. I cannot do without.

God's love be with you Connie,
Richard
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/22/2007
There are many who would envy such a relationship with your mother. Mine chose to leave this world on her own terms. I do not blame her for she suffered and she raised seven children. This is a loving write, Connie; truly a tribute to your mom. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 4/21/2007
A beautiful write my friend...I always imagined that our loved one's are enjoying the peace of Heaven, and we arrive it will be as if we never had parted, pure joy my friend. Enjoyed this so very much!
Have a great weekend!
Blessings from Kentucky,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 4/21/2007
All who have ever known you is expecting you, especially Mother. Beautiful acalades.
Reviewed by J M 4/21/2007
Connie this is beautiful and inspiring..
Blessings,
josie
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/20/2007
Beautiful and heartfelt poetry. You miss your mother as much as she misses you, she waits, but first you must accomplish your hopes and dreams. Enjoyed.

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Pamela garner 4/20/2007
Beautiful simply beautiful.
Love, Pamela
Reviewed by Laura Mayer 4/20/2007
Connie, this is so well written and beautiful. I enjoyed reading every line. Thank you.
Hugs, Laura
Reviewed by Joyce Devenish 4/20/2007
Beautiful work. Bless you... Regards Joyce
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 4/20/2007
Connie,

This is precious beyond words...actually I feel this way about my father! Grace of God, Mama is still with us..

Are you using this poem for your Mother's Day program? Are you making one of your spectacular bookmarks, perhaps?

I'm sure your mother is pleased...
Love you, Sister
Rhonda

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/20/2007
I have been asking the same question many times!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/20/2007
I think we never forget mothers, they are always so much apart of our lifes.

Fee
Reviewed by Carol Ekins 4/20/2007
Thanks for the memory. I always thought this was so beautiful and loving.
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 4/20/2007
Not only well written, it is beautiful in it's words. Enjoyed, Lady J
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/20/2007
Beautiful write, Connie; very nice! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/20/2007
Connie,

And what a glorious reunion that will be! No more pain; no more tears; no more loneliness. Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.



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