Saturday, March 20, 2010

For Crown Of Beauty

thursday was crown of beauty's 32nd wedding anniversary, another anniversary spent without her beloved husband ernie who's name means "battle to the death".
this is a poem which you can find on crown of beauty's side bar;

When engulfed by the terror
of the tempestuous sea,
Unknown waves before you roll;
At the end of doubt and peril
is eternity,
Though fear and conflict
seize your soul:

When surrounded by the blackness
of the darkest night
O how lonely death can be;
At the end of this long tunnel
is a shining light,
For death is swallowed up in victory!

But just think of stepping on shore
-and finding it Heaven!
Of touching a hand
-and finding it God's!
Of breathing new air
and finding it celestial!
Of waking up in glory
-and finding it home!

(Words by L.E. Singer)

i also saw this on crown of beauty's blog and thought i would copy it here.

crown of beauty says;

"Today I celebrate my 32nd wedding anniversary.

Because Ernie is no longer here on earth, there is no celebrating in the real sense of the word...nevertheless it is still a special day to remember.

Today I thank God for the thirty years of our lives that my husband and I spent together.

And I thank Him for these past sixteen months of my life without Ernie. During these months, I feel like I have grown so much...learned so much...realized so much!"

and here i am putting in this song for her and praying that the lord will be her continuing comfort until that day that she will finally see her precious ernie.

my prayers are with you dear terry


Felisol said...

And my prayers too.
From Felisol

Anonymous said...


Thanks for sharing another truly inspirational song.


♥ Kathy said...

How sweet you are Terry. I'm sorry your friend has to be without her beloved.

David C Brown said...

It's an amazing blessing to know that a loved one is "with Christ".

Constance said...

She has been an amazing encouragement to me in our "sisterhood". You are always so thoughtful and thiniking of others! Love you lady!

Crown of Beauty said...

Hey, Terry...what a surprise! I came over to visit and be in touch with you again, as I have not visited here for some time... I enjoyed your last RUby Tuesday post, and then I saw Ernie's picture on the next post!

So, I didn't even see this until now...Thanks! It truly warmed my heart. You are such an encourager, with all your thoughtful posts for and about others.

You blessed my heart today!

Love you