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The loss is too great you think you can't bear, but watch for the signs that your loved one is there

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Welcoming into Heaven

When someone you love passes through your fingers and you must finally say goodbye,

the hardest thing to do is simply not to cry.

The tears swell up in your eyes and stream on down your face

Then two days later you're in the pew singing Amazing Grace.


Whether watching someone suffer or the unexpected death,

It is never easy to let go once they've taken their last breath.

The pain that stabs your heart and takes the light away

Seems to never be fading so you bow and pray.


"Lord our God, protect our guardian angel,

For she was too young and he was too kind, their loss too torrential.

Give us strength for the heartache we bear

And send us signs so we know You are there"


And whilst you cry, and plead, and pray

Standing still at that solemn grave,

Your baby angel is high above

Meeting all the others who have passed and you loved.


They hug and kiss for the first time in a long while

And laugh and dance and kiss and smile.

The sun is shining the songs are sung

Your baby angel is wrapped in a hug so snug.


They look down upon your weariness

And wish you could see them in their sweet bliss.

They know you miss them as they miss you

And the day will come when you'll see them too.


So cry and reflect for as long as you need,

But remember the joy your angel wants to see.

Talk of them often and drink to their name

Because the day is coming when you'll be together again.

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