We Will Miss You Yoda


(06 June 2005 – 08 April 2020)

The below poem is dedicated to you, YODA, from the RANAS

Rudyard Kipling’s Poem – A Dog for Jesus

A Dog for Jesus
(Where dogs go when they die)**

I wish someone had given Jesus a dog.
As loyal and loving as mine.
To sleep by His manger and gaze in His eyes
And adore Him for being divine.

As our Lord grew to manhood His faithful dog,
Would have followed Him all through the day.
While He preached to the crowds and made the sick well
And knelt in the garden to pray.
It is sad to remember that Christ went away.
To face death alone and apart.
With no tender dog following close behind,
To comfort its Master’s Heart.
And when Jesus rose on Easter mourn,
How happy He would have been,
As His dog kissed His hand and barked it’s delight,
For The One who died for all men.

Well, the Lord has a dog now, I just sent Him mine.
The old pal so dear to me.
And I smile through my tears on this first day alone,
Knowing they’re in eternity.
Day after day, the whole day through,
Wherever my road inclined,
Four feet said, “Wait, I’m coming with you!”
And trotted along behind.

Rudyard Kipling

Poem Source: http://prayersforpets.org/poems1.htm

** He went to heaven. He left us around 05.45 PM.

We consigned him in the electric crematorium, “Paws to Heaven”, at Bund Road, Gadaipur (Near Chhatarpur area), New Delhi. Mob # 98100 36254.

About Shiv Rana

Retirement life is series of transition: from Olive Green to civvies, being woken up a buddy to fetching morning milk from the milk booth. And now trying to adjust with new-normal due to pandemic - CORONA.
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