I’m free

Don’t grieve for me, for now I am free

I am following the path, God laid for me,

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 and play.

Tasks left undone, must stay that way;

I found that place at the close of the day.

If my parting has left a void,

Then fill it with remembered joy.

A friendship shared a laugh, a kiss;

Ah yes, these things, I too will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow,

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.

My life’s been full, I savoured much;

Good friends, good time, a loved one’s touch.

Perhaps my time seems all to brief;

Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.

Lift up your heart and share with me,

God wanted me now

He set me free!!!


Have a great day πŸ€—πŸ’•

90 thoughts on “I’m free

      1. Hello Jyoti Yes, I am enjoying my Saturday. Hope you had a fun filled Saturday Jyoti. I do not have emoji’s on my desk top computer. Sort of sucks. The same smiles and happiness to you !

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      2. Hi James dear ❀️❀️
        Happy Sunday and yes the smile and happiness you sent me just reached..
        See, I am smiling and very happy πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜

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      3. Hello Jyoti my dear “Two big red hearts”

        Happy Sunday and The Sabbath was great and the Sacrament taking was all that is should have been this morning.

        I am happy seeing this message from you Jyoti

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  1. Wow, that is a beautiful poem Jyoti!!! Written so well and the words speak a great deal! It touches the heart, yet fills it with joy too! Keep writing Jyoti and I hope your weekend is bright!πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ΊπŸŒžπŸŒ³

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      1. πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜€
        Oh, yeah your Saturday has just started and here it’s evening!!❀️❀️
        My day is awesome and I hope your day go well and sunny!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜»πŸŒžπŸŒž
        Say Hi to Muffin 😻

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      2. So true! Muffin purrs hi to you as well,😻😽 she has just settled down for her nap.😸 It is supposed to be sunny all day,🌞 which is nice.πŸ™‚ Too bad my heart is cloudy today.πŸ€”

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      3. Hi Jyoti, I am always willing to do an award post!πŸ˜ƒ Muffin is always happy to help out too!😺 She is having fun watching chipmunks right now, and she just finished her breakfast.😁😸😻😽

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  2. Beautiful words about the inevitable destiny and it’s very well expressed and written πŸ‘
    We take nothing except the how people will remember us and nobody can change this fate at all πŸ’•πŸ’•

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  3. Ohh..Jyoti.. really it touched my heart. The reality of death. Nowadays I find less time for blogging and fails to reach all blog posts. Feeling happy that I reach to this work. This is touching deep to my heart. Especially the lines…
    “If my parting has left a void,
    Then fill it with remembered joy.”
    Touched a lot. Loved itπŸ’–πŸ₯°πŸ˜žπŸ˜¦πŸ‘

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