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Oct 2010
Oh thank you Lord for this last day
with all my heart I hope and pray
that when my body's cold and grey
I'll re-awake beside thee.

When I at last may understand
life's twists and turns that you have planned
created by your loving hand
were only there to guide me.

Into your wonderland of light
where sunny days replace the night
and sound of birdsong sweet and bright
reborn again and so free.

But now this Earthly shadow fades
a growing darkness that pervades
every thought I've ever laid
and eyes that stare but don't see.

So gracious Father in whose name
all life on Earth remains a flame
accept this soul without refrain
thy greatest gift unto me.
Robert Thornton
Written by
Robert Thornton
   Allison Toby and Sam Schedler
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