Heaven's Very Special Child (in Memory of Jeffrey Ratliff--a very special child)
- April 21, 2022
- Ally Cohen
- Special Needs Parents
Heaven's Very Special Child
(in Memory of Jeffrey Ratliff--a very special child)
A meeting was held quite far from earth,
It's time again for another birth.
Said the Angels to the Lord above,
This special child will need much love.
His progress may seem very slow.
Accomplishments he may not show.
And he'll require extra care,
From the folks he meets down there.
He may not run or laugh or play,
His thoughts may seem quite far away.
In many ways he won't adapt,
And he'll be known as handicapped.
So let's be careful where he's sent.
We want his life to be content.
Please Lord find the right parents who,
Will do a special job for You.
They will not realize right away,
The leading role they're about to play.
But with this child sent from above,
Comes stronger faith and richer love.
And soon they'll know the privilege given
In caring for this gift from Heaven.
Their precious child so meek and mild,
Is Heaven's Very Special Child.
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