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Mama's Love



Joined: 7/9/2015
Posts: 2
ericbrady
MAMA’S LOVE

AS A CHILD I WOULD FALL TO THE GROUND
YOUR VOICE I COULD HEAR
SUCH A COMFORTING SOUND.
YOU WOULD COME INTO VIEW
THROUGH MY TEARY MIST
AND OFFER UP YOUR HEALING KISS
THE PAIN ALWAYS SEEMED TO FLEE
AS YOUR LOVING ARMS WRAPPED AROUND ME

I COULD COUNT ON YOUR LOVE
WHENEVER IT WAS NEEDED
YOU ALWAYS OFFERED IT WITHOUT A PRICE
JUST AS THE LOVE OF GOD
IS SO UNCONDITIONAL
NO OTHER LOVE COULD EVER SUFFICE
WITHOUT A BLEMISH, PURE AS A DOVE
NOTHING CAN REPLACE MAMA’S LOVE

AS I BECAME A TEEN
AND SO INDEPENDENT
YOU SEEMED SO CONTROLLING
AND WAS SO RESENTED
BUT NOW I CAN SEE
HOW IMPORTANT I WAS
YOU ALWAYS STOOD BY ME
NO MATTER HOW MUCH I PUSHED
I WAS NEVER WITHOUT MAMA’S LOVE

I KNEW I COULD TURN TO YOU
WHENEVER I FELT BLUE
YOU HAD THE PERFECT ADVICE
TO HEAR YOUR VOICE WAS ALWAYS NICE
I KNEW THINGS WOULD BE BETTER
WHEN I WOULD TURN TO YOU
NOTHING ELSE WAS EVER ENOUGH
EXCEPT THE WARMTH OF MAMA’S LOVE

NOW THAT YOU HAVE GONE HOME
I WALK THIS GROUND SO ALONE
BUT I CAN TURN TO JESUS
FOR MY COMFORT AND MY LOVE
HE WILL HEAL MY SPIRIT
AND TAKE AWAY THE PAIN
ONLY THE LOVE OF JESUS IS THE SAME
AS THE COMFORT I GET FROM MAMA’S LOVE

I PROMISE TO KEEP YOU IN MY THOUGHTS
I WILL HOLD ON TO JESUS
THROUGH HIM THIS BATTLE WILL BE FOUGHT
I WILL ALWAYS MISS YOU AND FEEL THE PAIN
MY LIFE ON EARTH WILL NOT BE THE SAME
I PROMISE TO HOLD TO YOU LIKE SOME FINE ART
BUT SHARE THE LOVE THAT CAME FROM
MAMA’S HEART

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Joined: 7/9/2015
Posts: 2
MAMA’S LOVE

AS A CHILD I WOULD FALL TO THE GROUND
YOUR VOICE I COULD HEAR
SUCH A COMFORTING SOUND.
YOU WOULD COME INTO VIEW
THROUGH MY TEARY MIST
AND OFFER UP YOUR HEALING KISS
THE PAIN ALWAYS SEEMED TO FLEE
AS YOUR LOVING ARMS WRAPPED AROUND ME

I COULD COUNT ON YOUR LOVE
WHENEVER IT WAS NEEDED
YOU ALWAYS OFFERED IT WITHOUT A PRICE
JUST AS THE LOVE OF GOD
IS SO UNCONDITIONAL
NO OTHER LOVE COULD EVER SUFFICE
WITHOUT A BLEMISH, PURE AS A DOVE
NOTHING CAN REPLACE MAMA’S LOVE

AS I BECAME A TEEN
AND SO INDEPENDENT
YOU SEEMED SO CONTROLLING
AND WAS SO RESENTED
BUT NOW I CAN SEE
HOW IMPORTANT I WAS
YOU ALWAYS STOOD BY ME
NO MATTER HOW MUCH I PUSHED
I WAS NEVER WITHOUT MAMA’S LOVE

I KNEW I COULD TURN TO YOU
WHENEVER I FELT BLUE
YOU HAD THE PERFECT ADVICE
TO HEAR YOUR VOICE WAS ALWAYS NICE
I KNEW THINGS WOULD BE BETTER
WHEN I WOULD TURN TO YOU
NOTHING ELSE WAS EVER ENOUGH
EXCEPT THE WARMTH OF MAMA’S LOVE

NOW THAT YOU HAVE GONE HOME
I WALK THIS GROUND SO ALONE
BUT I CAN TURN TO JESUS
FOR MY COMFORT AND MY LOVE
HE WILL HEAL MY SPIRIT
AND TAKE AWAY THE PAIN
ONLY THE LOVE OF JESUS IS THE SAME
AS THE COMFORT I GET FROM MAMA’S LOVE

I PROMISE TO KEEP YOU IN MY THOUGHTS
I WILL HOLD ON TO JESUS
THROUGH HIM THIS BATTLE WILL BE FOUGHT
I WILL ALWAYS MISS YOU AND FEEL THE PAIN
MY LIFE ON EARTH WILL NOT BE THE SAME
I PROMISE TO HOLD TO YOU LIKE SOME FINE ART
BUT SHARE THE LOVE THAT CAME FROM
MAMA’S HEART

Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2015 6:01:08 PM
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