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Memories
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By Linda T. Reich
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Memories

Each member of our family
In some way has played a part
In all the Christmas memories
We hold within our hearts.

Remembering the Christmases
Shared with those we've held most dear,
Looking back with fond remembrances
As we think of all those years.

Memories of loved ones
Who now live too far away
And can't be here beside us
On this special Christmas Day.

Memories of those who've died
Who we miss so much and yet
Knowing they're in God's loving care
Is the best Christmas present yet.
 


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Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2011

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

About the Poet
I am a Christian wife, mother, and grandma of five, including twin granddaughters. I love to write poetry, take nature photos, and collect buttons. I have close to 30,000 buttons. I am retired after more than 30 years of senior care including 13 years working with Alzheimers residents. I've been writing poetry (like my mom) since I was little. I still have my first poem. It was in a card I gave to my dad. As an adult I prayed for the gift of encouragement and poetry. I think it's so important to encourage others in their faith and also unbelievers. God has brought me through so much and I am thankful for my salvation. I asked Jesus into my heart and have never regretted a single moment. It was a true blessing when 3 of my poems where published. One in a local newspaper and two in different magazines. You can also find me on my facebook page at Whispers of Hope/Linda T. Reich where I post short devotionals, my nature photos and poems. Thank you. ♥


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