A new season has come, a new life has begun.
I am gone, I have crossed this river to the land hereafter, and I am never coming back.
I have left the pleasures of yesterday to the future that awaits me.
There are treasures to behold, far and wider than the temporary sparkles of the wealth heretofore.
I am not coming back, so kiss my name a good bye, for yonder I desire to go.
In the sweet bye and bye they say, where saints of old have trod, there too I wish to tread.
It is not all roses and castles that I know, for the truth has been plainly set and all has been shown to me.
The past’s shadow I will leave, to embrace the light awaiting my soul to shine.
I am gone from the prince’s foreboding lair, to the King’s Joyful palace I go.
I am gone, and I not coming back, cry me a river but it is set and sure. I am forever gone to the wonderful counselor and prince of peace. I am his and he is mine! Forever lost in his unending love I will stay.
For what is there to lose, if I have life to gain? I am my father’s child. I know he has great in store for me, for mundane pearls and jewels I will not trade. My is name is written in his son’s scarred hands. That he as shown, through the greatest act of love ever seen.
I am gone, to Jesus my Lord and savior, forever I will live. A child of the King I am!