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Angels and Fathers! #45

She comes to her softly and, in a near whisper,
Says "Here is the paper and here are your slippers,
Dear mother. The tea kettle's ready to sing,
But first let me tell you a wonderful thing.
For last night, in darkness, an angel appeared
And, holding me close, wiped away all my tears.
And showed me the Heavenly Spirit that lies
Deep within us, whose light ever shines through our eyes.
The angel then spoke words of wisdom and love,
And before winging back up to Heaven above
Made me promise that you and I'd never be sad
And that any tears shed would be tears that were glad.
For the angel assured me that father was well,
That he sent us his blessings, and not a farewell,
That he guides us, provides us his own loving light
To be with us each day, to bring day out of night,
And the angel loves us more than brother loves brother.
O mother, dear mother, the angel was father!"

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Submitted on April 11, 2011

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