Your Dreams Were All for Us Dad - Text of this Free Funeral Poem and Free Memorial Poem Reading
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Your Dreams Were All for Us Dad
Your dreams were all for us Dad, all for us
You traded your own dreams to purchase ours
Willing to accept lesser opportunities
So that we would have every opportunity
Every chance for a good education
Every security and confidence
Our dreams became your hopes and aspirations
And we knew that we were never alone in our dreams
For you were right there with us
You were willing to accept not having the best education
As long as we were afforded that opportunity
It didn’t matter if your work wasn’t what you had hoped for
As long as it gave us the means to create our own futures
You willingly accepted all those hours away from us
Working long and hard
You were okay with it
As long as it provided your family with security and stability
So we grew up surrounded in your deep love and in your safety
You provided the room in our hearts for imagination to grow
You took care of the worries
So that our hearts and minds could pursue our dreams
You never spent much on yourself
You never enjoyed many of the finer things in life
We were the treasure you invested your life in
And you gave everything you had for us
And now we have lives that are abundant and full
Blessed with rich memories and cherished opportunities
We are surrounded by the peace and love of family
And have trusted, loyal friends
We have a life that was paid for in advance
Through the difficult and dedicated efforts of a loving father
Who traded the best years of his own life
To make sure we’d have the best years of ours
You will never be forgotten!
Your love and sacrifice will never leave us
We will never question our own true worth
For you proved our value to us every day
And now we hope that our lives have rewarded your dreams
Satisfied every dedicated effort you gave for us
Given you every honor
Every sense of pride
Every happiness and peace
Every dream fulfilled
You and your cherished legacy will live on forever
In the lives and hearts of your family
For you have truly purchased a better life for all of us
Through everything that you willingly sacrificed
You gave us everything Dad!
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