From Grandma's Pen - 2004


A Letter From Heaven

To my dearest family, there are some things Id like to say. But first of all, Ill let you know that I arrived okay. Im writing this from Heaven. Here, I dwell with God above. Here, there are no more tears of sadness. Here, there is just eternal love. Please do not be unhappy just because I am out of sight. Remember that I am with you every morning, noon, and night. That day I had to leave you, when my life on earth was through, God picked me up and hugged me and He said, I welcome you. Its good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone. As for your dearest family, theyll be here later on. I need you here badly. Youre part of my plan. Theres so much that we have to do to help our mortal man. God gave me a list of things that He wished for me to do, and foremost on the list was to watch and care for you. And when you lie in bed at night, the days chores put to flight, God and I are closest to you in the middle of the night. When you think of my life on earth and all those loving years, because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears. But, do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain. Remember that there would be no flowers unless there was some rain. I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned. If I were to tell you, you wouldnt understand. But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is oer, I am closer to you now than I ever was before. There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb, but together we can do it by taking one day at a time. It was always my philosophy and Id like it for you too, that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you. If you can help someone who is in sorrow and pain, then you can say to God at night: My day was not in vain. And now I am contented that my life was worthwhile, knowing as I passed that I made someone smile. So if you meet someone who is sad and feeling low, just lend them a hand and pick them up, as on your way you go. When youre walking down the street and youve got me on your mind, Im walking in your footsteps only half a step behind. And when its time for you to go from that body to be set free, remember that youre not going, youre coming here to me.