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Stephen

Posted by appolus on March 27, 2018

When my wife and I were 17, we had a son called Stephen. It is amazing how much effect he has had upon my life although he only lived for two days. Every life is precious. Our son was only six months in the womb and weighed only two pounds, he fought for every breath, he fought for life. Even after the machines were switched off, he still fought. Yet in some other darkened ward, a child just like ours life was being snuffed out. God sees it all and weeps for the lost generations of children.

Stephen

When I was very young
A star fell from the sky
How could something beautiful
Falter and then die

The light of life shone brightly
In the struggle and the pain
And though the light it soon was gone
I’ll see that light again

Only six months in the womb
He fought for every breath
After two days here among us
His life gave way to death

Yet that star that fell from heaven
That star that shone so bright
Left his mark on me forever
Like the stars that shine at night

So Stephen, Daddy loves you
And no matter where I roam
The day is near upon us
When I’ll be coming home

Then I’ll be with you in the night sky
Perhaps I’ll sit you on my knee
When I join you in the light of Christ
Where we shall ever be.

4 Responses to “Stephen”

  1. Robert Taylor said

    A beautiful, beautiful poem brother Frank. You are going to see Stephen again very soon, and he is looking fine. My wife Susie and I, have buried 3 of our precious children on the mission field. I am looking forward to seeing you and Stephen in that beautiful land someday soon, and introduce you to my 3 precious children. Thank God for Jesus Christ, and the promise that the dead in Christ will rise from the grave, and live forever. Blessings from Mexico bro.

  2. Just beautiful…

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