Thursday, February 10, 2011

Remembering my Mimi

My Mimi went Home to Jesus last night, just 10 days before her 93rd birthday. I can only imagine the celebration that was had when she arrived.

Some day the silver cord will break,

And I no more as now shall sing;

But oh, the joy when I shall wake

Within the palace of the King!

And I shall see Him face to face,

And tell the story—Saved by grace;

And I shall see Him face to face,

And tell the story—Saved by grace.

Some day my earthly house will fall.

I cannot tell how soon ’twill be;

But this I know—my All in All

Has now a place in Heav’n for me.

Some day, when fades the golden sun

Beneath the rosy tinted west,

My bless├Ęd Lord will say, “Well done!”

And I shall enter into rest.

Some day: till then I’ll watch and wait,

My lamp all trimmed and burning bright,

That when my Savior opens the gate,

My soul to Him may take its flight.


kate said...

What a beautiful Mimi. She's home, and I'm sure the celebration was and is magnificent. Regardless, I'm sorry for your loss here on earth.

john, julia, and annie said...

Beautiful post!!!

jill said...

what beautiful girls you two are! stopped just now to say a prayer for you and your sweet mimi. these days aren't fun for us, but i can only imagine the sights she is seeing today!

Linds said...

Love you Mare! Jesus gained a precious woman... I am sure He's holding her tightly!

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