said, “I love you.” as I gave her a drink.
It was so unexpected that it caused me to think.
It’s one of those blessings that God sometimes gives,
Which serve to lighten the days that we live.
There’s no greater gift one person could bring,
Then three little words, that can make the heart sing.
Sometimes, we find those words hard to say,
But they can do much to make someone’s day.
“I love you too.” I said with a smile.
She gave me a grin that made it all worthwhile.
Her memory is jumbled, I know that and yet,
She taught me a lesson, I hope not to forget.
Love’s not just a word that we bandy about.
But it’s also an action that we carry out.
The words “I love you” can reach one who’s down.
They can touch the heart and erase a deep frown.
Lord help me to share with someone in need,
To say “I love you,” both in word and in deed.
© 1999, Jerry Ham
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