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Go Home for Christmas
by Louisa A Dobbins

Sunday, December 07, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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We all wanted to go home for Christmas.
We formed lines in Korea to talk with families on
phones provided by Red Cross Volunteers.  Mama never talked, We only
cried. I knew I was loved and my work was pleasing in Gods' sight.

My phone time expired.  Mama then said, "Hurry home, we need you," and in a very weak voice she said,  "I  am praying for all of you".  Merry Christmas, Mama.  Hug Daddy for me.  I will be home soon,  before next Christmas, I'm sure. 

In the spring when I returned, I found Mama and Daddy with the physical and mental infirmities of old age.

I could not see  across the oceans.  I may have been a better caretaker if I had been allowed to go home for Christmas that year.

Christmas has not been the same since Mama and Daddy went Home to be with the Lord.  I still have the memories of the tears of pain and joy of our last Christmastime together.

~~~Pray for our troops~~~~

Merry Christmas to all and a Joyful Life !
Keep your Faith in Jesus Christ!

Louisa A Dobbins
(c) 2008

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by John Domino 12/29/2008
I like this story especially the last lines..."Merry Christmas to all and a Joyful Life !
Keep your Faith in Jesus Christ!"

AMEN!
Reviewed by 000 000 12/7/2008
I pray for our troops and I pray for peace. Thanks for this message.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/7/2008
Heartfelt write, Louisa, and merry Christmas to you and your family!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <



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