In Loving Memory Of Liberty

Liberty Ray Vieson

Yesterday, my family was informed about the passing away of my thirteen-year-old cousin, whom we lovingly call “Libby”.

For years, she struggled with a painful disease that fought against her body.

My dad, Mr. D., and I had the opportunity to see her once more, back in September.

My family has consolation that my sweet cousin is in Heaven, because she said, “Every time I close my eyes, I see Heaven.” She also said that she talked to Jesus a lot.

I am so thankful to have that comfort, in knowing I can see her again in Heaven, because I have given my life to Christ here on earth.

Nobody likes to say it, or hear it, but good works don’t get you to Heaven. No matter how good you are on earth, the only way to get to Heaven, is to live a perfect, sinless life.

The Bible says in Romans 3:23, that “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.”

Therefore, it is impossible for any of us to get to Heaven ourselves. That, my friends, is why God sent His only Son, Jesus Christ, to die for us, because He was the only One Who lived a life of sinless perfection.

He took our sins upon Himself, and traded places with us, so that when God looked down, He only saw the Blood of Christ that covered our sins! If we will only accept this awesome, amazing grace and mercy, we are pardoned, and can live forevermore in Heaven with our Loving Heavenly Father!

There is so much more to say about the Grace of God, I would write numerous volumes. Instead, here is a poem I wrote, dedicated to Liberty, and my family.

What Does Liberty Mean To Me?

  • What does Liberty mean to me?
  • Freedom from bondage and captivity.
  • Release from sin and selfish need,
  • “Whom the Son has made free, is free indeed.”
  • What does Liberty mean to me?
  • A sweet little girl of just thirteen,
  • Someone with a big testimony,
  • An impression like I’ve never seen!
  • What does Liberty mean to me?
  • Put them together, and we shall see,
  • She was released from burden and care,
  • Never more a pain to bear.
  • What does Liberty mean to me?
  • Consolation through Christ the Lord,
  • That Libby, again, someday, I’ll see,
  • Because we’ve trusted in God’s Word.
  • What does Liberty mean to me?
  • Peace and comfort through adversity,
  • That one day in Heaven I will be,
  • And that’s what Liberty means to me!
Written by Yours Truly, 2-28-17 ©

Would you like to remember someone special to you that has passed away? I’d love to hear about their impact on you.

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