Shared by Christine Whiteman on February 7, 2012

I always worry about my dear brothers and sisters and the trials they go through in Satans system of things.I learned of Ginelo from a brothers page I am friends with.Instantly my heart was touched.I put myself in his parents place and knew I would do anything as a parent for my child.I seen his parents struggle to provide care for their child and the strength they had to press foward by putting their trust in Jehovah.I seen Ginelos determination to be with his family.My heart broke each day for them.Through their ups and downs.Then December my brother passed away.The pain was unbarable.And my prayers became stronger for ginelo so his family didnt have to experience the same pain I was feeling.But I also seen a little boy who was suffering greatly and knew if he needed to leave everyone that Jehovah would return him soon.This help me to have a better perspective on my brothers death.That it wasnt permanate.That he was only alsleep in Jehovahs memory.And that he would have a better life soon.But the day Ginelo passed I had to cry.My heart ached for his family.Knowing their pain and what they will have to face days,weeks,months even a year from now with such a void in their life.Yes we have the promise of the paradsie earth we still have pain.Jesus cried when his dear friend Lazarus died.(John 11:11,14-44).So how much more we shed tears as imperfect humans.Arnel and Gina my prayers are with you.I pray for your strength.And also the comfort of the brothers and sisters.Keep strong until your little one is back in your arms.AGAPE


Shared by Christine Whiteman on February 7, 2012

To brother and sister CORTEZ



Its time to go to sleep now little man no longer must you be strong


Because earths grave claims you at this time but you won’t sleep very long


Jehovah’s will call you from the earth soil and lift you with his tender care


He will refresh you back to life again so for now there’s nothing to fear


Because to him you are like a tiny caterpillar that will escape as the time arrives


Where you will spring forth like a beautiful butterfly and spread your wings and fly


Where your big brown eyes will gleam with joy and the sparkle return to your smile


Jehovah wont forget about you little one because your personality is in his files


He will give you strength like a mountain again and a heart overflowing with love


He will make you leap like a stag in the fields these are promises from the one above


He will return those days you lost when in pain and let you live like a child again


He will give you health that will for ever endure because he is your father and friend


But for now we shed a river of tears but soon these tears will turn to ones of joy


As Jehovah returns to the surface of the ground this sweet son, brother, friend and boy


Who has touched so many lives with his strength and his story but for now the battle has won


But in the end Jehovah will erase all sin and pain that was made possible by the death of his son


That will forever wash away all mans sin and sorrow that will purify all tears and pain


That will raise all our loved ones back to our warm embrace and erase all mans sinful stains


(JOHN 5:28,29)

I'll Lend You A Child by Edgar Guest

Shared by May Surtido on February 6, 2012
For Arnel & Gina, May you find comfort and solace with this poem, as I did, when we lost our angel Thomas.
I'll Lend You A Child by Edgar Guest

"I'll lend you for a little time a child of mine,"  He said. 
For you to love - while he lives 
And mourn for when he's dead.

It may be six or seven years 
Or twenty-two or three, 
But will you, till I call him back, 
Take care or him for Me?

He'll bring his smiles to gladden you, 
And should this stay be brief 
You'll have his lovely memories as solace for your grief.

I cannot promise he will stay, 
Since all from earth return, 
But there are lessons taught down there 
I want this child to learn.

I've looked this world over 
In search for teachers true, 
And from the throngs that crowd 
Life's lanes, I have selected you.

Now will you give him all your love, 
Nor count the labor vain, 
Nor hate Me when I come to call to 
Take him back again?"

I fancied that I heard then say, 
"Dear Lord, Thy will be done, 
For all the joy Thy child shall bring,

The risk of grief we'll run. 
We'll shelter him with tenderness, 
We'll love him while we may, 
And for the happiness we've known 
Forever grateful stay.

But should the angels call for him 
Much sooner than we've planned, 
We'll brave the bitter grief that come 
And try to understand."

My Little guy

Shared by JOJI SERRANO on February 6, 2012

I learned about Ginelo's plight in Sept of life was never the same again. I took one look at him and I was hooked. There was not a day that I did not think of him...his story inspired me so much to love life, and appreciate what I have. At such a young age he had so much desire and so much strength in him to live. I have learned so much, gained so many friends and found out who my real friends are along the way. For all that Ginelo...I thank you and I am forever grateful to you. We have promised each other then that you will wait for me, remember you were supposed to meet me at the airport when I get home...well I think we should change venue:) Meet me when the time there but until then my little guy, please rest in peace. I will always...ALWAYS love and miss you...

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