Monday, March 24, 2008


Easter always makes me think of this.....

About 5 years ago, during the beautiful Spring season, I had a miscarriage. I remember going to the doctor and he told me that he and his wife had also had a miscarriage awhile back and that giving the baby a name had helped them with the healing process.

A few days later, this was her name.....

Gone But Not Forgotten

I think I will call you Windy,
It's the perfect name you see.
For you blew through so fast,
It seems almost make believe.
I didn't smell that wonderful scent,
As you flew by with your wings.
Nor did I get to hear you,
You're up where the sparrow sings.
I think I'd like to touch you,
But when I grasp nothing is there.
So I breathe in and I breathe out,
Oh, how I love the air!

By: Cheri
Spring of 2003
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When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: " Death has been swallowed up in victory."
1 Corinthians 15: 54

I have peace because I know I will see my baby someday in heaven and I will finally get to hold her hand and look into her beautiful face. For now she is holding the hand of Jesus Christ as he helps her cross the streets of gold. What better place is there than that? I know this with ALL assurance because Jesus Christ concurred the grave. He was raised on the third day and when I die I will be raised to be where He is also.

Thank you Lord, for the peace I have in my heart.


Laurie Adams said...

thanks for sharing this part of your heart with us. It is beautiful!

Carol said...

This is one of the most beautiful poems I've ever read. My goodness. I am sorry for that loss. Thank you for sharing.

Jenifer said...

How precious! I've had three friends who have recently lost babies. Only in the arms of God can we find peace beyond understanding to get us through those valley times. Would it be ok, if I shared this with them? I know that it would be a huge encouragment for them.

Thanks for opening up your heart so that others can see Jesus in you and begin healing.

Blessings, dear one!

Jenny said...

That is a beautiful poem. It will be wonderful when we get to heaven!

Thank you for visiting with me today and your encouraging comments.


Christina said...

So sorry for your loss. I had 2 miscarriages and I can't wait to see these babies in Heaven someday. I know when we die we will have the blessing of spending an eternity with them. Thanks for the poem, it's very pretty.

kmom3 said...

What a beautiful poem, Cheri. I am so sorry about your loss. I cannot imagine how difficult that must have been. But I am so glad that you have the assuranse of meeting your precious daughter. God is so very good!
Lots of love,

Stephanie (Ocean Mommy) said...

I too have walked this road several times.

Thanks for sharing your heart here. The poem is just beautiful.


Laura said...

Thank you for this post. I sent a friend to your post who is experiencing the loss of her unborn baby and she said it was a blessing to read.
Take care,

Christy said...

I had to catch my breath upon reading this one because, as you know, this hits so close to home for me. My heart is so full of my love for Christ, and love for a child who is alive in my heart, and alive in the kingdom of Heaven. Praises be to God for His sweet blessings. I'm so glad that you have found peace in your heart, as I have. This is a beautiful post and poem. Thank you, so much, for sharing it!