Spiritual Poem about Death

My Dad's Birthday

My dad passed away last year, but I still wanted to acknowledge his birthday. We will forever miss his presence on this earth, but we also know someday we will celebrate together for eternity.

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Happy Heavenly Birthday

Jodi M. Kucera © more by Jodi M. Kucera

Published by Family Friend Poems January 2019 with permission of the Author.

No presents bought, no candles blown; this year you walk on streets of gold,
And it's so much more than the stories you've been told.

The sun is shining on your face,
and you're standing in all of God's good grace.

There were people there to meet you at that pearly gate.
Promise for me there too you will wait.

The angels no longer sing from up above;
but hand in hand together, you sing about God's love.

No more pain, no more strife,
but the gift of eternal life.

The sufferings of this world are left behind.
You made your mark; your life was not left undefined.

You told people of your Savior's love and how he died for you and me
so we could spend our time praising him for all eternity.

Someday we'll meet again,
for time is just a vapor in the wind.

But until that day comes, I will miss you every day.
I just wanted to wish you a happy heavenly birthday.

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ABOUT THE POET:

Jodi M. Kucera lives on the eastern plains of Colorado in a farming community, and she loves it there. She is married to her best friend and is a mom to four amazing kids. Jodi is a long-distance runner (how could she not be with those views?). She also bakes and decorates custom cakes.


Jodi is the daughter of an Army Sergeant who...

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