Helping Hands and Hearts Hospice 

Helpful Words

Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep

Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glint on snow.
I am the gentle autumn rain.

I am the song that will never end.
I am the love of family and friend.
I am the child who has come to rest
In the arms of the Father who knows him best.

When you wake in the morning hush,
I am the swift, uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circling flight.
I am the soft starlight at night.

When you see the sunset fair,
I am the scented evening air.
I am the joy of a task well done.
I am the glow of the setting sun.

Do not stand at my grave and weep.
I am not there, I do not sleep.

Do not stand at my grave and cry.
I am not there, I did not die

Combined Writings
   Mary Frye (1932)
   Wilbur Skeels (1996)

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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 head bowed low.

Remember the love we once shared,
Miss me a little - but not too long.

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 at heart, go to the friends we know and bury your sorrows in doing good deeds.

Miss me - but let me go.

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Page Last Updated: 06-Jan-2016