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Today on this midweek cup, I wanted to go back into the archives and pull out a little "joetry". If you have ever had someone close, a friend or loved one leave your life for any reason, you already know how difficult it is. Being the pastor of a small church, I see many people walk in and out of my life through the years. I sat down one afternoon and wrote these few thoughts about those emotions. As people go on to other ministry opportunities and adventures, I may miss them but I know that one day, after all is said and done, I will see them again.  Enjoy and share. You can also leave a comment using the comment form on this page!

When People Leave

It’s hard when people walk away
And leave your life in haste
I never have the words to say
Was the time we shared a waste?
I take it personal at times
My heart feels broke in pieces
I sit alone, sometimes I cry
As I eat my bag of Reese’s
Maybe God has got a plan
as people come and go
Just do your part and share your life
It’s not always about you, you know?
The time we have is precious
though sometimes not enough
I must stay close to Jesus
cause the going will be rough
And when we reach the finish line
united, we’ll all be
The ones that stayed,
the ones that left
Will all be there with me:)