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"My Last Thoughts"

What will be my last thoughts? Of life upon this earth.
Sad regrets, or heavy sorrows? For those I know I've hurt.

Or, will my cup run over? For blessings that have flowed!
To know that God was happy! With every story told!

Will sin and pain then plague me? And haunt me in my sleep!
Or, will forgiveness sooth my soul? And offer kind relief!

Will loved ones not forget me? And cherish the faith I've shown!
Or, will they choose a darker path? That leaves them all alone.

Will I soon, be excited? To see a brand new dawn!
To quietly smile and realize! That life will still go on!

Will my Savior meet me? And gently take my hand!
Grant me gifts and guide me! To His, sweet promised land!

Oh, that I am worthy! That treasures will be found!
That family, then can meet me! On heaven's higher ground!

POET'S COMMENTS

As many of my friends are soon to pass through the veil that separates us from the after life, I have reflected on what my final thoughts would be. Each living soul writes their own chronicle while on earth. Their personal history will be based upon their choices. Will they choose good or will they choose evil? Will they they choose happiness or sadness, love or hate?

We are blessed to have a means to correct our errors. The Savior has provided a way through repentance to learn from our mistakes and become better. Our history can be rewritten with repentance. Forgiveness blots out our sins to where we will "remember them no more."

I hope that each of us moving forward will write a wonderful legacy. I pray our final thoughts will be absent of regrets and full of happiness and joy.

POEMS

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A Bridge To Heaven's Gate

A Lighthouse Of Love

A Prayer To Heaven

A Ripple In The Water

A Shepard's Call

Abandoned Moments and Forsaken Memories

Adversity, My Friend

Anger's Prison

An Ocean of Pride

Become As A Child

Be Still

Born Again

Bound By Service

Burning Sparks

Christmas Eve Memories

Day And Night

Does Mercy Rob Justice?

Faith In My Trials

Father Is Waiting

Forever My Angel

Free From Hypocrisy

God's Gift

God's Poet

God's Witness

Heaven's Treasure

He Counseled God

Hidden In The Forest

Hope And Faith

If There Were No Light!

In Remembrance

In The Upper Room

My Father, My Knight

My Last Thoughts

My Mother

My Needs Are Great

Our Father's Love

Our Sweet Temples

Promises and Procrastination

Reconciliation

Reflections

Rescuing God's Children

Resurrection's Glory!

Shun Pride, And Forgive

Spiritual Gifts

Suffer It To Be

Sweet Feast

Tears

Tell Me! Why Dear Lord?

The Endless Road

The Hem Of My Garnent

The Message Of Hope

The Notes I No Longer Hear

The Power To Lift

The Prodigal Son

The Sabbath Hour

The Seven Days of Creation

The Story of Flowers

The War For Eternal Choices

Time To Become

To The Shores of Paradise

Walk With Me

When Doubt Puts Truth On Trial

Whisperings of Wisdom