What once was gone
shall now live on

exceeding earth
above all birth

surpassing death
beyond all breath

surviving night
with lasting light:

the Sun does rise
before our eyes

as clouds depart
and we take heart.

Let us rejoice
in deed and voice

embracing day:
begin to pray

through faith to be
and hope to see

with gratitude
your world renewed.

Resurrection © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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In observation of Easter, Jesus Christ, and in memory of my mother and best friend Jeannette J. Tiess , who passed on April 8, 2020, and is now preserved in God's light and love and in our many wonderful memories.  As God is love, our love is eternal.
Submitted: April 12, 2020