Another jewel to my heart. This poem written by Sharon Lee Roberts, Waterford, CT. I found a person by this name online. She died in 2018. The poem is a blessing to me and I am sure others have keep it in the scrapbook of the heart.

“Lord,” I said,

“I have no sacrifice.

I’m empty,

pockets bare,

nothing to give

but a heart full of



lost time

and painful

memories —

nothing more ….”

He smiled,

outstretched His arms,

and said

“I’ll take them.”

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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5 Responses to HE TOOK IT ALL

  1. atimetoshare.me says:

    I love this.

  2. Adelheid says:

    Love this! Thanks for sharing.

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