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Jap Jr
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« on: June 30, 2009, 01:52:04 PM »

I saw this on another post and wanted to make sure it was shared  ........... it says so much
I cry everytime I read it ..........

If tomorrow starts without me

If tomorrow starts without me,
And I'm not there to see;
If the sun should rise and find your eyes
All filled with tears for me;
I wish so much you wouldn't cry
The way you did today,
While thinking of the many things,
We didn't get to say.

I know how much you love me,
As much as I love you,
And each time you think of me,
I know you'll miss me too;
But when tomorrow starts without me,
Please try to understand,
That an angel came and called my name,
And took me by the hand,
And said my place was ready,
In heaven far above,
And that I'd have to leave behind
All those I dearly love.

But as I turned to walk away,
A tear fell from my eye,
For all my life, I'd always thought,
I didn't want to die.
I had so much to live for,
So much yet to do,
It seemed almost impossible,
That I was leaving you.

I thought of all the yesterdays,
The good ones and the bad,
I thought of all the love we shared,
And all the fun we had.
If I could relive yesterday,
Just even for a while,
I'd say good-bye and kiss you
And maybe see you smile.

But then I fully realized,
That this could never be,
For emptiness and memories,
Would take the place of me.
And when I thought of worldly things,
I might miss come tomorrow,
I thought of you and when I did,
My heart was filled with sorrow.
But when I walked through heaven's gates,
I felt so much at home.

When GOD looked down and smiled at me,
From His great golden throne,
He said "This is eternity,
And all I've promised you."
Today for life on earth is past,
But here it starts anew.
I promise no tomorrow,
But today will always last,
And since each day's the same way
There is no longing for the past.

But you have been so faithful,
So trusting and so true.
Though there were times you did some things,
You knew you shouldn't do.
But you have been forgiven,
And now at last you are free.
So won't you take my hand.
And share my life with me?

So when tomorrow starts without me,
Don't think we are far apart,
For every time you think of me,
I'm right here, in your heart.

Jim, I miss us so much
Seems like I am hearing the song "Unchained Melody" on the radio alot.
Our song was by Alan Jackson "I'll go on Loving You" - we would just stop what we were doing and slow dance to it, no matter where we were.

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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2009, 05:04:19 PM »

Thank you Kay made me cry too.

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« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2009, 10:12:01 AM »

Loved the poem. Made me cry also. Thank you Allan

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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2009, 05:44:48 PM »

Me too Kay, Thank you.


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« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2009, 09:12:16 AM »

I probably shouldn't have read this. I too am in tears.
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« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2009, 03:23:23 PM »

Reading this poem makes me cry everytime and the tears just stream down my face, but it just says so much ...........

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« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2009, 08:33:52 PM »

Found this again; wow - it just says so much, but makes me cry everytime I read it.

I miss you Jim.


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i love you matthew

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« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2009, 09:09:36 PM »

tears tears
i miss matthew so much

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« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2009, 12:37:35 AM »

That puts a lump in my throat Cry
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