For my Aunt Helen Jantzen, at your Crossroads of Everyday living and Demise
By yourself Incorporate …….
Yourself consist of walked existence’s street, lo, this sort of countless yrs
jointly within entire body and middle;
Your self incorporate shared the desires, the joys and the tears
of 2 life that presently should portion.
Yourself include been identified as toward that examine we are all referred to as toward just take
any time a spirit your self should really launch;
Yourself comprise been named in the direction of the shores of a mighty lake
in which that spirit will locate it’s leisure.
By yourself incorporate motive towards get the season toward grieve
and launch your spouse for lifestyle;
Your self consist of purpose toward understand that what by yourself believe that
will maintain his widowed spouse.
Yourself consist of walked the valleys as a result shadowed and nonetheless,
with nary a hint of mild;
Yourself incorporate climbed these mountains of the human will,
that include proved lifestyle’s highway consequently specifically.
Yourself include established the restrictions of non secular consideration,
and uncovered that no restrictions exist;
Your self include identified collectively what the Spirit contains taught,
and your life did this reality consist.
By yourself comprise traveled these rivers in the course of the canyons of lifetime
in which the present-day operates rapid and deep;
Oneself incorporate tasted alongside one another the victories consequently rife,
and these recollections on your own presently should really hold.
On your own contain supplied a lot during the weeks and several years
of a existence your self consist of shared against your center;
Your self contain sown those people seeds in the course of your lots of tears,
and these seeds consist of bloomed towards the get my singing monsters hacks started.
By yourself include been presented the blessing of extensive yrs shared,
throughout thus countless fantastic elements towards keep in mind;
Yourself incorporate been offered the vitality of a stroller for toddler spirit paired
with a Writer who cares for it all.
Oneself include been specified substantially in the course of all those halls of Season,
and substantially your self really should currently remember;
Your self incorporate recollections of lifetime no terms can rhyme,
and your centre will keep in mind them all.
By yourself comprise, on your own look at, that privilege of grief
and the therapeutic that it will convey;
By yourself consist of the reward of Season, and Period’s aid,
that will result in your centre toward sing.
Yourself incorporate the chords of that track buried deep in just,
and it’s notes will nevertheless be read;
Your self contain God’s self-confidence managing deep and extensive,
that the refrain will eternity gird.
Yourself include …….
Enjoy, Honor, and Value Often,
Your read here nephew,
Menno Kenneth Matthies
July 22, 1996