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Thursday, April 5, 2012

A-Z blogging challenge...D

Dear Dad,

You've only been gone for a little over 4 months.... The fact that you are no longer part of this earth overwhelms me at times and I feel an emptiness that I've never known before.  

 I never dreamed that Wednesday night last summer when you left that you would never come back.  As much as I love summer,  this one will be difficult.     

Guess what???  I went to Florida.  Yea, I see why you loved it so much.  I'm no longer mad at you for wanting to be there. The sun, the warmth---I understand now. 


I love you and miss you
BUT
I know you are where you've waited years to be
Someday I'll join you 
but for now...

I promise that I will enjoy the warmth and sun for you this summer here as you enjoy
 THE SON 
now and forever!


6 comments:

  1. Such a sweet, heart-felt post. I know how much you must miss your dad. I can't even imagine how it will be when mine goes. I still miss my grandparents and they've been gone YEARS. This whole grief process is quite difficult.

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    1. Yea, this 'process' is one that you can never prepare for....it just kind of takes over and happens.

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  2. This is a beautiful post. I wrote about losing my dad as well for my "T" post. It has been 16 years and I still feel the same things that you have written about. I'm happy that you can enjoy warm and wonderful things in remembrance of your dad. Thank you for sharing.

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