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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Our Hero

What Makes A Dad

God took the strength of a mountain,
The majesty of a tree,
The warmth of a summer sun,
The calm of a quiet sea,

The generous soul of nature,
The comforting arm of night,
The wisdom of the ages,
The power of the eagle's flight,

The joy of a morning in spring,
The faith of a mustard seed,
The patience of eternity,
The depth of a family need.

Then God combined these qualities.
When there was nothing more to add,
He knew His masterpiece was complete,
And so, He called it ... "DAD!"
Author: Unknown



Quiet Hero

My Hero is the quiet type,
no marching bands, no media hype,
but through my eyes it's plain to see,
a hero, God has sent to me.

With gentle strength and quiet pride,
all self concern is set aside,
to reach out to our fellow man,
and be there with a helping hand.

Heroes are a rarity,
a blessing to humanity.
With all they give and all they do,
I'll bet the thing you never knew,
My quiet hero has always been you.
Author: Unknown






Happy Birthday Geoff!
We love you.

3 comments:

Mrs.Rabe said...

Love those poems, Melissa!

Happy Birthday Geoff! What a blessed man you are!

Aunt Deanna

BARBIE said...

What a beautiful tribute to your husband! Hope he had a great birthday!

Honeysuckle Haven Cottage said...

You are so blessed to have eachother and those adorable little boys! Happy Birthday to the hubby :)