I Was Gone

One moment I was in my truck
And in a twinkling, I was gone
I distinctly heard a trumpet blast
On that cold October dawn

As I rose I looked all around
Saw others ascending just like me
The number of us was astounding
Wondered how many could there be

Above me, I saw an amazing sight
The heavens had opened wide
A beacon of light, it beckoned us
The shaft of light was our guide

Faster and faster we approached
We were clothed in purest white
We were arrayed for a wedding
As His bride entered His sight

A multitude had arrived before us
The dead had been called first
I saw members of my family
Illuminated in that holy Sonburst

On a cloud stood King Jesus
With His arms opened wide
Gathering all His faithful to Him
Rapturing His church with pride

Once we all were assembled
To our Heavenly home, He led
The battle was over, race was run
Christ and His bride were wed

Tuesday, June 14, 2022