The Twenty-Third Psalm The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me: thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
In loving memory Thomas Smith
Tomorrow Never Comes
By Norma Cornet Marck If I knew it would be the last time that I’d see you fall asleep, I would tuck you in more tightly, and pray the Lord your soul to keep. If I knew it would be the last time that I see you walk out the door, I would give you a hug and a kiss, and call you back for just one more. If I knew it would be the last time I’d hear your voice lifted up in praise, I would tape each word and action, and play them back throughout my days. If I knew it would be the last time, I would spare an extra minute or two To stop and say, “I love you,” instead of assuming you know I do. So hold your loved ones close today, and whisper in their ear, Tell them you love them very much, and You’ll always hold them dear. Take time to say, “I’m sorry,” “Please forgive me,” or “It’s OK.” And if tomorrow never comes, you’ll have no regrets about today.
In memory Thomas Smith
When you speak of me speak not with tears for thoughts of me should not be sad. Let memories of the times we shared give you comfort for my life was rich because of you. And though for now I had to part, though to part I did not choose; I'll be with you along life's path, Forever In Your Heart.
In loving memory of
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May the angels who protected you through your earthly stay remain with you and comfort you with gentle love, we pray. May your spirit soar with the angels to your heavenly reward And dwell through all eternity in the presence of the Lord.
In Loving Memory of
We thought of you with love today,
But that is nothing new.
We thought about you yesterday
And days before that too.
We think of you in silence,
We often speak your name.
Now all we have is memories
And your picture in a frame.
Your memory is our keepsake,
With which we will never part.
God has you in his keeping,
We have you in our hearts.
In loving memory
The More You Love
The more you love, the more you'll find That life is good and friends are kind… For only what we give away enriches us from day to day. by Helen Steiner Rice
Miss Me –But Let Me Go
When I come to the end of the road And the sun has set for me I want no rites in a gloom filled room Why cry for a soul set free Miss Me a Little- But Not Too Long And not with your head bowed low Remember the love that we once shared Miss Me –But Let Me Go For this is a journey that we all must take And each must go alone It’s all a part of the Master’s Plan A step on the road to home When you are lonely and sick of heart Go to the friends we know And bury your sorrow doing good deeds Miss Me – But Let Me Go In loving memory Thomas Smith
He Answered The Call"
Today in the sun, I bid him farewell A man, a hero, I never knew well Like many before him, who answered the call Wearing a badge, he was destined to fall Though by choice a long life and a happy old age Would he have chosen, had he written the page But the office he chose never promised long life Just half of his salary, for his child and his wife He went without fear, into the darkness of night Bringing comfort to some, to some others light Easing their pain and calming their fears He did his duty, never asking for cheers A husband, a cop, he answered the call We bid him farewell for he gave his all
Deputy Thomas Smith 7/29/70 - 11/14/08
God, grant me the Serenity To accept the things I cannot change... Courage to change the things I can, And Wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, Enjoying one moment at a time, Accepting hardship as the pathway to peace. Taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, Not as I would have it. Trusting that He will make all things right if I surrender to His will. That I may be reasonably happy in this life, And supremely happy with Him forever in the next. Amen.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. 1 Cor. 13:4-8