A Letter From Heaven

Stairway-to-HeavenCircle-Cross-1RoTo my dearest family, some things I’d like to say to you.
But first of all, to let you know, I arrived here safely, today.

I’m writing this from heaven, here I dwell with God above.
Here, there are no more tears of sadness, here is just eternal love.
Please do not be unhappy, just because I’m out of sight.
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through.
God picked me up and hugged me and He said.
“I welcome you, it’s good to have you back again,
you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they’ll be here later on.”

There’s so much that we can do, to help our mortal man.
God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do-
Foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you,
And when you lie in bed at night the day’s chores put to flight,
God and I are closest to You …. in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years,
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain,
remember there would be no flowers unless there was some rain.
I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
If I were to tell you, you wouldn’t understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o’er,
I’m closer to you now- than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb
but together we can do it, by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I’d like it for you too;
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.
If you can help somebody who’s in sorrow and pain;
then you can say to God at night ”My day was not in vain ”

And now, I am contented…. that my life was worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low:
Just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you’re walking down the street and you’ve got Me on your mind.
I’m walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.
And when it’s time for you to go …. from that body, free.
Remember, you’re not going…you’re coming here to Me.


Reflection

Flower-Cross-RoMake every day worthwhile.

When you wake up, mentally plan so that each day will not be in vain and drift away. Promise to smile, laugh and be kind to friends and strangers. Approach work intending to make it your greatest ever achievement and leave time for your family. Accept every opportunity that comes your way with a grateful, “Thank You”.

Don’t forget, leave time for daily prayer, to thank God for his multiple graces and blessings; you will be needing His help again tomorrow!