Journey (3)

fare thee well, my sister
fare thee well, my brother too
well met this day to savor
a spell of time to share

what see you in my path
what see I in yours
a cross laid upon our shoulders
to follow in His steps

be gentle, sister, brother
ours is not to judge
called are we to tarry
in comfort and in love

kneel and pray o sister
kneel and pray today
kneel and pray o brother
Manna for this day

For He who died on Calvary
is Bread of life to us
and He has sent His Spirit
to quench the thirst in us

now we rise to journey
on our way again
the time that we have tarried
a well of joy has been

I’ll see you at the Wedding
I’ll see you with the Lamb
we’ll sing with great rejoicing
never to part again.


I had just completed the next to the last verse when I received the news that my dear friend, A. J., had passed into glory. It was as if all the verses that had been written before were not a coincidence but had been a preparation for this, a reminder to all those who hear that our journey leads homeward to our heavenly Father, to God our Savior. “As it is written, ‘What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him’”— (1 Corinthians 2:9).

pax,

dora

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21 thoughts on “Journey (3)

    1. Mandy,
      He is our tender Father but his tender mercies never cease to amaze me either. Please pray for his wife who is ill from covid and wasn’t able to see him the two weeks before his death. She is much more frail with grief. Thanks Mandy. 🙏💖
      pax,
      dora

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    1. Jimmy,
      The LORD is good. I was able to share it with his wife, for which I’m thankful. May you be blessed on this Lord’s Day as you proclaim God’s word, and may eyes and ears be opened to hear and receive it with joy.
      pax,
      dora

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