Logo Jerry Ham

I've read over the past couple of days as two of our listmates have written about the the loss of a parent. I've also read how several others of us have parents or spouses that are close to the end. I know that sometimes it seems - especially to me - that this illness will go on forever. But it won't. I got to thinking today about my mother's loved ones who have gone on before. How much she will enjoy seeing them again, and knowing that from then on, there will be no more separations, no more pain, no sorrow. Anyway, I wrote this this afternoon. Hope it helps some of you.








Better Times Are Coming

Better times are coming, of that I am sure.
When from Alzheimer's, mom will be cured.
There'll be no more heartache, no crying, nor fear.
Her mind will be sharp, her memory clear.
She'll know who we are and call us by name,
But even with that, it won't be the same.
Much better than ever is what she will be.
What joy she will know when this new life she sees.
It's not just a dream, which I share with you,
But faith in our God, and His love which is true.
Yes times are hard, there's more gray in my hair,
But God didn't promise that life would be fair.
Better times are coming, though not in this life,
One day she'll be free from this anger and strife.
Better times are coming, of that I am sure.
When from Alzheimer's, mom will be cured.

© 1999, Jerry Ham

e-mail: Jerry.Ham@werner-saumweber.de

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