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My Mother Gave Me The Gift Of The Bible

This is in remembrance of my mother, who gave me the gift of the Bible....

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The Gift

Sylvia Stults © more by Sylvia Stults

Published by Family Friend Poems March 2009 with permission of the Author.

Darkness has beckoned me once more
The loss of a loved one tears at the core
Of my very heart and soul I scream
Dear Heavenly Father, give me the peace

I read the cards and letters from loved ones I know
I find no condolence to weaken my woos
When off in the distance upon a nightstand I see
A book called the Bible that was given to me

Inside it read, "Whenever you feel lost and your soul is adrift
read this book for it's God's lasting gift."
Upon thumbing through the pages I started to cry
For there were verses that covered all feelings inside

And although I will miss the person that's gone
I know through this book it won't be long
before I will see this person once more
Thank you, Heavenly Father, for the peace you've restored



Hello my name is Sylvia. I presently work in the healthcare field. I love to paint with oils and often wished I studied art as well. I love poetry of all kinds and someday hope to pick up on the different styles. I'm trying, but until I do...I'll follow the words of my mother, who passed when I was a young girl, "Just say...

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