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Cheshamdad1982 Tue 04-Feb-14 15:08:47

Hi everyone

I am new to this site i am a dad of 2 1 girl and 1 boy.

Their mother passed away over the weekend, and i am after some advice. My son is going to read a poem at the funeral next week, but i am sturggling to find a poem for my daugter she is only 6, and we are going to give it to the vicar to read on her behalf

Any advice or thoughts that would be great

Thanks smile

OneStepCloser Tue 04-Feb-14 15:16:00

So sorry to hear of your loss, and for your two children thanks

Theres a short small poem by Stevie Smith that I use to tell my daughter and even now that she is an adult it is very personal to us, I wonder if it would be suitable for your daughter and her Mum.

Mother, I love you so.
Said the child, I love you more than I know.
She laid her head on her mother's arm,
And the love between them kept them warm.

Much love to you all x

Cheshamdad1982 Tue 04-Feb-14 15:18:22

Thanks will look at that smile

minniemagoo Tue 04-Feb-14 15:30:12

When my Dad died I found some lovely poems on this site

For a mother I thought this one was lovely

My Mother My Angel

© Kathy J Parenteau

Once upon a time an angel held my hand,
She wiped away my tears and helped me understand.
Our time on earth is brief, there's lessons to be learned,
Each precious day God gives us another page is turned.
Every chapter full of memories, times of joy and tears,
Triumphs and defeats, through every passing year.
She loved us unconditional, always by our side,
When no one else would listen, in her we could confide.
With gentle words of wisdom she led us on our way,
Down the paths of righteousness if ever we did stray.
She saw the light in everyone and gave with no regrets,
Always from her heart let's us not forget.
Angels come in many forms, for me it is my mother,
With love I cannot say in words there'll never be another.
Every day I turn the page in my heart will ever remain,
Everything she taught me as I stroll down memory lane.
Thank you God for giving me the most priceless of all treasures,
Help my Lord to keep alive her memory here forever.
I pray that I can some day be everything she hoped I would,
That's she smiling down from heaven knowing she did good.
As we gather here today there's no ending to her story,
Another chapter has begun full of grace and glory.
Gods called her to his heavenly home, part of his great plan,
Although it may be hard, we all must understand.
Faith is what is hoped for, things we cannot see,
Heaven is promised to all of us if only we believe

Wishing you all the best

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