It seems like it was just yesterday
I received the gift of life,
In a world where I felt so loved
With no worries nor strife.
I learned to talk, walk, and do many things
With you- my parents and grandparents right beside me,
You have taught me right from wrong
Told me I was special and can be anyone I want to be!
Each day you worked so hard
To provide all my needs,
You paved the way for opportunities
To discover my talents and helped me to succeed.
You challenged me to always do my best
And fully trust the Lord that He will do the rest,
Be content with little, be content with much
Be loyal, be a good friend, and show a love that stands the test.
Apologize when you’re wrong
Forgive when you’re right,
Laugh often, serve others
Let your life shine bright.
As I grew up I had some conflicts
And sometimes thought you didn’t understand me,
Felt that sometimes you weren’t listening
Nor really thinking what’s best for me.
I had my moments of “teenage drama”
I guess that’s just part of life,
When kids get a little older
And think they know everything about life.
I have to admit that you're usually right
Sorry for all the headaches,
Should have listened to both of you
Could have saved me from heartaches.
As I walked on the stage on my graduation day
Memories of yesteryears came rushing
With my heart full of thanks, tears rolled down my cheeks
Thank you, Lord, for my family, your amazing grace, and wondrous blessings!
Now I’m about to start a new chapter in my life
Can’t believe how fast time flew by!
I will be in college to pursue my dream
Moving away from home… just don’t know how to say goodbye…
I know it’s very hard for you to let me go
Thank you for supporting me and letting me grow,
You’ve always taught me that God holds my future
So there’s no need to worry about tomorrow.
I will make you proud, I will do my best
I will make wise decisions and remember what you taught me,
I am no longer afraid to face the future
'Cause I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!
“God is good… all the time!”