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Friday, May 1, 2020

A Dirge is Better

By J. Randal Matheny

A dirge is better than a party tune,
The wake reminds us that our time comes soon;
From birth the reaper knocks upon our door,
Fast do the falling sands in the hourglass pour.

None can live a day until we face
The hour of death and our eternal place,
For only he who’s fully prepared to die
Can know the joy of hope in the sad goodbye.

- J. Randal Matheny edits and writes UPLift, an inspirational ezine. He may be contacted here: . When reprinting this material, please include the following: 
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