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The Gift of Goodbye

As some of you may know, My grandma’s health had been declining over the last 6 months or so and on June 24th, 2011 she went home to be with Jesus. I was thinking what a precious gift I had in that I was able to spend a week with her in May. When we left it was hard knowing that would most likely be the last time I saw her here. But I got to hug her and tell her I loved her and squeeze her hand and talk about whatever we wanted because we were trying to prepare ourselves the best we could for her home going.
When my cousin called me at 6:30 am that morning (I think we all know that I was not awake at that time) she said Grandma’s gone. As I wearily sat up in bed to face the day, one of the many gospel songs we sang together on my last trip to see her came in to mind “ I want to stroll over heaven with you some glad day, where all our troubles and heartaches are vanished away, then we’ll enjoy the beauty where all things are new, I want to stroll over heaven with you.” 
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