I remember the days when thou didst dwell on earth,
and thy tender love watched over me
like a guardian angel.
Thou hast gone from me,
but the bond which unites our souls can never be severed:
thine image lives within my heart.
“May the merciful Father reward thee for the faithfulness and kindness thou has ever shown me;
may he lift up the light of his countenance upon thee and grant thee eternal peace.
Amen.”I found this poem in among my mother’s effects and papers and was so touched by it that I decided to put this up today. It made me cry and then I felt strangely better afterward. I’ve always felt that crying isn’t healthy until today. I needed to read that and it was almost as if I was guided to find it. If you feel led to please write a comment. She was really also my best friend and I miss her terribly but I also feel her in and around me. I know she’s become an angel. She started out life as an earth angel and now she’s a heavenly one. The Castle Lady