I’m Free…Often a poem from a deceased grandparentÂ and parentÂ to those who mourn can give comfort remindingÂ their grandchildrenÂ and children how they wish them to react to their loved one’s death…not to be sadÂ but to celebrate life.
Donâ€™t grieve for me, for now Iâ€™m free
Iâ€™m following the path God has laid you see.
I took His hand when I heard him call
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to work, to play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way
I found that peace at the close of day.
If my parting has left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss
Oh yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My lifeâ€™s been full, I savored much
Good friends, good times, a loved oneâ€™s touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief
Donâ€™t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your hearts and peace to thee
God wanted me now; He set me free.
~ Author Unknown ~