TITLE: To My Friend
By Nadine Riggs
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Although I know you are now in a better place,
my selfish heart cannot help but cry out for
you, as I miss my dearest friend. To whom
shall I tell my secrets now, the ones that I
keep hidden deep within the recesses of my
My spirit cries out to God, “it’s not fair.
Why did You find it necessary to take my
dearest friend, and leave me here to struggle
without her upon this sinful planet, called
She could no longer find reason for being,
yet I knew that in Your wisdom You left her
here to help me find my faith once more.
For, I had lost what once I had so tenaciously
When as a child I had nothing else but faith,
it was easy. “How did I loose that Lord?
What caused my heart to stray from You, and
why would You send an angel to me disguised
within the body of one so aged?”
She deserves to rest Lord, this I understand,
yet still my soul cries out at the unfairness
of it all. Life is too short and death; which
brings rest and resurrection to the Christian
soul, seems just out of reach on the other
side of those closed gates of Heaven, where
Until that day arrives; my friend, watch over
me I pray until we meet again in glory. Rest
for now my friend in the loving arms of our
Lord, and Savior, Jesus Christ.
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