Ingrid E. Patrick


Like the sand in the hour glass –
so are the days of our lives.
Our time on earth will pass
when this moment arrives.

I will hold your hand.
We will walk together in the sand
down to the airplane of God’s love
which will take you up above.
You will leave the world of pain
and will be born again.

Feel the welcoming touch
of people who’ve missed you so much.
They have waited for this date
to greet you at the heavenly gate.

You do not have to fear
to leave your body here.
God will give you wings
while a choir of angels sings.

I will grieve
when you leave.
But one fine day
you will come to me and say:
“Let me carry you away.”
And I will follow you
when it’s time for me to go, too.

We will meet again.
And until then
you will be my guiding light,
as a star that shines on me –
through day and all through the night.

I love you, James

© Patty Patrick
June 20, 2012

The world is grieving: James Alles - legendary country music icon and worldwide famous music promoter for country star Boxcar Willie is getting ready to leave us.

He is one of my dearest friends. And so I have teamed up with some of his radio friends. We did radio shows for him and I have written this poem for him. We will miss you, James - but we will never forget you.

Patty Patrick
Radio St. Florian am Inn
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