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Sunday, July 08, 2007

Kristyn Michelle



Today would have been my daughter's 16th birthday. Kristyn was my 3rd baby. She was a cutie patootie. She was a happy baby. She rarely cried and was usually smiling. My sweet baby girl was called to heaven too soon. She was only 4 month old. It was very unexpected. We lost her to SIDS. A piece of my heart is gone & I still miss her dearly! I will miss her till the day I die.



A CHILD OF MINE


I’ll lend you for a little while
A child of mine, God said
For you to love the while she lives
And mourn for when she’s dead.



It may be six or seven years,
Or forty-two or three.
But will you, till I call her back
Take care of her for me?


She’ll bring her charms to gladden you
And - should her stay be brief -
You’ll have her lovely memories
As a solace for your grief.


I cannot promise she will stay
For all from earth returns,
But there are lessons taught below
I want this child to learn.


I’ve looked the whole world over
In my search for teachers true.
And from all beings that crowd life’s land
I have chosen you.


Now, will you give her all your love?
Nor think the labor vain.
Nor hate me when I come to take
This lent child back again.


I fancied that I heard you say
“Dear Lord, Thy will be done.
For all the joys Thy child will bring
The risk of grief we’ll run.


We will shelter her with tenderness
We’ll love her while we may -
And for the happiness we have known
Forever grateful stay.


But should the angels come for her
Much sooner than we planned.
We’ll brave the bitter grief that comes
And try - to understand.”


~Author Unknown

9 comments:

kailani said...

I'm so sorry for your loss! I can't even imagine going through something so tragic. It sure makes me stop and appreciate my daughters.

Melissa said...

I'm so sorry. I'd seen her name on your CKMB siggy, and always wondered what had happened.

I'll be praying for you today.

pinks & blues girls said...

Oh my gosh, Lisette, what a terrible tragedy. I am so sorry you and your family had to endure such heartache. You are in my thoughts, especially today.

Jane, Pinks & Blues Girls

doodlebugmom said...

Lisette. I am so sorry. She will always be your beautiful angel.

Linda

Sheila said...

Lissete, I am SO sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you. My prayers are with you on this day.

Tonja said...

I know your heart is tender today. And I pray for a gentle,calming day full of sweet memories.

Blessings,
Tonja

Damselfly said...

Now I need a tissue...

I didn't know about Kristyn Michelle. What a blessing that you are keeping her memory alive.

Kristi said...

I am so, so sorry. I cannot imagine what it would be like to lose my daughter, as you have. You are in my thoughts...

Kim - ScrapToMyLu said...

I'm sorry Lisette. I wish I knew what to say. I can't imagine what you and your fmaily go through with something like this happening. It's a parents worst nightmare. (((hugs)))

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