Agape (Sacrificial love)
'You go my love', You said to me,
'I'll not hold you back but set you free
for my love for you is so great you see
that I can let you go to be with Sammy.'
On your bed in hospital there that day
the darling of my heart in illness lay.
Willing to make loves great sacrifice
and let me go no matter what the price.
Such sacrificial love is undeserved by me
as now in Ghana I find myself to be.
Spending time with Sammy and Gifty
meeting all their loved ones and family.
I've done it now, a great time I've spent
enjoyed and savored every blessèd moment.
Sharing and celebrating with them so
but that time is over and home I go.
And now my heart rejoices as I anticipate
returning to you my wonderful soul mate.
My darling, lovely, and gorgeous wife
who temporarily let me out of your life.
Friday cannot come too soon for me
when I'll be back and with you I'll be.
I love you more than you'll ever know
and thank you so much for letting me go.
I missed you so much when I went away
and I kept thinking of you every day.
It's so good that I am now back with you
sharing in all things as we always do.
In Ghana it was not quite the same
as I reached out to others in Jesus name.
I missed you love and want you to know
that I am so glad that you let me go.
You showed the love of God to me then
that 'agape' love that comes from heaven.
Because you walk so close to God each day
you willingly let me go my separate way.
Such love is very precious and so rare
and it pleases Jesus so much that you care.
For in your great love for Him my dear
you could let me go and stay at home here.
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