Last December I wrote about visiting a couple in their eighties whose love was as strong then as when they were first married sixty-one years ago. Wilda had been quite ill for a long time, and sadly passed away yesterday, but their love will never die.
GRIEVE NOT FOR ME
Grieve not for me though I am gone
For I am with you still
God grant you strength to carry on
And understand His will.
A soft tear shed from time to time
Will ease your sorrowed mind
But live your life as fully
As you helped me live mine.
Time will heal the hurting heart
Faith will see you through
There’s still a life for you to live
With courage I leave you.
Remember me with thoughts of peace
Live each day with your heart
Grieve not for me for though I’m gone
We’re never far apart.
©1981 Patricia Ann Boyes