Sunday, May 08, 2011

i really lived

by majorie pay hinckley
{loved and adored by many!}



{this was shared in church sunday.
i LOVE it and think you will too!}

i really lived


i don't want to drive up to the pearly gated in a shiny sports car, wearing beautifully, tailored clothes, my hair expertly coiffed, and with perfectly manicured fingernails.

i want to drive up in a station wagon that has mud on the wheels from taking kids to scout camp.

i want to be there with grass stains on my shoes from mowing sister schenks lawn.

i want to be there with a smudge of peanut butter on my shirt from making sandwiches for a sick neighbor's children.

i want to be there with a little dirt under my fingernails from helping to weed someone's garden.

i want to be there with children 's sticky kisses on my cheeks and the tears of a friend on my shoulder.

i want the Lord to know i was really here and that i really lived.

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2 comments:

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

This is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Annelies said...

What a beautiful sweet face....what a gorgeous heart. A post I will keep close to my heart. Thanks for sharing the wisdom we all need to know on our journey thru life. XXX