Do Bad Things Happen in Threes


I just came from a wake only to find out that a cousin died yesterday unexpectedly. I hope I don’t hear about anymore deaths for a while.

I did not know this cousin, but it’s depressing to know that many people have passed recently.

I found this poem online:

I’m Free

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free

I’m following the path God has laid you see.

I took His hand when I heard him call

I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day

To laugh, to love, to work, to play.

Tasks left undone must stay that way

I found that peace at the close of day.

If my parting has left a void

Then fill it with remembered joy.

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss

Oh yes, these things I too will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.

My life’s been full, I savored much

Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.

Perhaps my time seemed all too brief

Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.

Lift up your hearts and peace to thee

God wanted me now; He set me free.

P.S. Not all bad things happen in threes. On the 3rd day Jesus rose which gave us hope for salvation.

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Do Bad Things Happen in Threes

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