My husband’s late aunt Cordia was a nurse, a Christian and a poet, just like me. She died only weeks before my husband and I met. My mother-in-law told me that I would have liked her, had I known her, and the ring my husband gave me, was hers. Her poetry was never published, until now. It is the wish of her sister, my mother-in-law, that these poems be shared, and bring hope and encouragement to others. Copyrights belong to her estate and are used by permission.