IN MEMORY OF MY WIFE

By Roy Burner

Our Wedding Picture

INTRODUCTION

In memory of my wife I have included a couple of poems that I feel were inspired by God.  I do not claim to be a poet but I have had some God-given poems in my lifetime.  The first poem listed is in memory of my wife, of nearly 27 years, shortly after her passing at the age of 54.  She succumbed to cancer five months after being diagnosed. 

The second poem came a year later.  The last poem was the one I selected at the funeral home, by an unknown author, in memory of those who have passed on.  (Your Comment)

IN MEMORY OF MY WIFE
A HEAVENLY ABODE

TWAS Christmas morning when the chariot arrived to take my beloved away.  WE knew not what this event would entail only to gain relief from a pain torn body that day.  AS the miles flew speedy by access to the hospital was to be gained.

TWAS not easy to endure as one's heart pounded to the tune of those flying chariot's wheels.  BUT alas we arrived and into this haven we went to help relieve the pain.

THREE weeks we were to endure heart rendering sobs until relief came in the form of a heavenly gain.

MY struggles in this life remain, but the same is not true of my mate for life, where she now abides there is no more painTO my God be the glory; though loneliness now prevails, until in Heaven's abode twain shall we meet again

A MATE FOR LIFE

AS I looked upon the many stars that dotted the sky above, many a thought flooded my soul that night of long ago.  It was a night to be remembered for my mind was upon a sweetheart back home.  My heart ached within as I longed to be by her side once again.  BUT alas, I was in a distant land in service you see.

THEN twain we did meet in a Hawaiian paradise beautiful to behold.  Many years...27 you see...was our destiny to be.  Then the Lord plucked a rose to share His Heavenly Kingdom that was meant to be.

ONCE again, I sat as that first night, my heart aching within, as I longed to be by my mate for life side once again.  DISTANCE now separates us as before, but the memories linger on.  One day...if I hold true to my Lord...in paradise again we shall meet for 'tis a better place of abode you see! 

A GOLDEN HEART STOPPED BEATING

GOD saw she was getting tired and a cure was not to be.  So he put His arms around her and whispered, come with Me.  With tearful eyes we watched her suffer and saw her fade away.

ALTHOUGH we loved her dearly, we could not make her stay.  A golden heart stopped beating.  Hard working hands to rest.  God broke our heart to prove to us He only takes the best!  (Poem Selected at Funeral Home)

YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN

  1. Timeless Messages

    Timeless messages that are seemingly endless in value. I have heard many messages ministered that I have never forgotten over the years; they are of value.

    Read More

  2. Topics of Value

    Topics of value is a collection of God-inspired messages I did not want to delete simply because they entered into a different category.

    Read More

  3. Revival in the Word

    Revival in the Word was on the air for over 27 years on WJJM Radio. I am thankful to the Lord for the messages that have been laid upon my heart.

    Read More

  4. The Assertive Woman

    The assertive woman is aggressive in nature, opinioned in her forwardness, with an energetic pursuit of desired results, often at the expense of others.

    Read More

  5. The Right Bait

    It takes the right bait to capture one's intended victim. What method is our adversary, the Devil, using to gain the attention of his victims?

    Read More

  6. Noteworthy Links

    Noteworthy links is devoted to help identify other sites who are contributing towards the betterment of the soul. They share a common goal in an effort to help make this a better world.

    Read More

  7. Holy Ghost and Power

    Holy Ghost and power is not being sought after as in the great Holy Ghost revivals in the past with spiritual awakenings taking place.

    Read More

  8. Sound the Alarm

    Sound the alarm is a dire need to awaken the people to the reality of what lies before them. There are many who need to wake up in regards to ungodly ways.

    Read More