Don’t Grieve for Me

Loving Pets - poem

Don’t Grieve for Me
(Author Unknown)

Don’t grieve for me, for now I am free.
I’m following paths God made for me
I took his hand, I heard him call…
Then turned, and bid farewell to all.

I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to sing, to play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way
I found my peace…at close of day.

And if my parting left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
Ah yes, these things I too will miss.

Be not burdened…deep with sorrow,
I wish you sunshine of tomorrow.
My life’s been full…I’ve savored much.
Good friends, good times…a loved ones touch

Perhaps my time seemed all too brief.
Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share with me,
God wants me now…He set me free!


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