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A Blessing in Disguise

Original Christian Poem About a Mother

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"A Blessing in Disguise" is an original Christian poem submitted by an About.com member. It was written in remembrance of a dear mother who has gone on to live in heaven. Do you have an original Christian prayer that would encourage or benefit a fellow believer? Perhaps you've written a unique poem you'd like to share with others. We are looking for Christian prayers and poems to encourage our readers in their communication with God. To submit your original prayer or poem now, please fill out this Submission Form.

A Blessing in Disguise

Today I couldn't get you out of my head,
My heart feels heavy from the sorrow.

Some days are better, some days are worse,
But no days are you forgotten.

Where was your strength to live?
Why couldn't you have fought harder?

Where do I direct my anger?
It is so easy to point blame.

Am I so blind I don't see
The blessing God has given me?

I can not feel your touch,
But I can close my eyes and remember your scent.

I can not hear your voice,
But I can close my eyes and see you smile.

I can not see you lying ill,
But I can close my eyes and see you dancing in heaven!

--Submitted by About.com member, Carmen Lopez

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