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Let us pray : A Poem about my sister who passed away from Cancer

Updated on August 6, 2012
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As you journey into outer space,

May the lord's angels help you

find your way.

And the prayers your family and

friends, may shine up on you and

help keep you safe.

And as you pass through heaven's

gates, and you see family and friends

who went before you, waiting there to

greet your grand entrance into heaven.


As you head to the internal light and God's

love, holy and right. I want to 'Thank you'

the lord for blessing my life with your life

Mari.

To my sister who is now in heaven, " Thank

you" for your time and loving care, see you

when I get there.


I will love you and miss you always sister.

Your big brother

Eric

My younger sister lost her life to breast cancer on May 8, 2008. She was a blessing to all who had the opportunity to know her and meet her. She was a mentor to her students, friends and family. When she found out about her life threatening disease, she fought to the end and with a smile on her face. We will miss our beloved sister, daughter and friend; but one day we will meet again. Mari was our world so young, so alive and much more she had to fulfill; but God had another plan. Each year we celebrate her life, remembering the happiness, joy and smiles she brought all of us while she was here on Earth with all of us.

Thanking my sister for her time and compassion was solely written with Mari in mind.

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      Eric Powell Jones 

      5 years ago from West Coast

      thank you mis kind and caring life wow right , we must keep our love ones in our hearts and we must keep 0ur heads up . your sistr is now angel look out for you and all the one s she loves.

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      Paula 

      5 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Eric.....This poem has touched me deeply. I too, lost my sister, my only sibling, to cancer. As difficult as it is for me to accept, it's been 10 years, but so often, feels like yesterday. Her memory is so vivid and alive, for me.

      I understand and can feel for every emotion you share here. This is simply a lovely and heartfelt tribute to your precious sister.....UP++

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      Siarah 

      6 years ago from West Texas, Ya'll

      Beautiful poem. You can hear your heart in those lines!

    • Eric Powell Jones profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Powell Jones 

      6 years ago from West Coast

      UMHiram: I truly sorry for your loss beautiful one and when a person loses someone there is an emptiness within our hearts. Thanks for sharing your thoughts about your father and my prayers are also with you.

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      Eric Powell Jones 

      6 years ago from West Coast

      AEvans: Thanks Cousin she is with me and I thank you for commenting.

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      Unique Hiram 

      6 years ago from Midwest

      Beautiful poem Eric ... my sister and I lost our father to cancer approximately four years ago. It is such a blessing to know, through your heartfelt poem, that your sister battled until the end with grace and beauty. I am sure that she is looking down from heaven smiling down on you. Thanks for sharing.

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      Julianna 

      6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Eric, what a touching and beautiful poem for Mari it made me cry when I read it. I know she is right there with you forever and always. :)

    • Eric Powell Jones profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Powell Jones 

      6 years ago from West Coast

      lord de cross life is what it is and im bless to have had my sister mari in my heart for ever and always she will be and to my friend peace and blessings to you and yours

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      Joseph De Cross 

      6 years ago from New York

      Nice inspiration from the heart Eric. We all go through losses in life. Hope your growing with us. Just keep pushing it. AEvans knows better. Thanks for pouring your feelings in this piece for Mari.

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