Tuesday, March 22, 2011

On March 15th I Lost My Wonderful Dad. . .



I realized I have not told my blog friends. . .that I lost my Dad.

I truly miss him, but feel so fortunate to have been able to know him. . .just looking at this picture chokes me up. . .

The last couple of years he had suffered with congestive heart failure. He is now in a better place.  He left a true legacy of giving and love.  

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  1. I'm so sorry Sherry- know God will hold you close right now! Will keep you in my prayers

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  2. I am so sorry, Sherry. I know this past year or two has been such a roller coaster with his health. I'm sorry for your deep loss. Yes, he is in a better, painless place ... but that doesn't make you miss him any less.

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  3. Sorry Sherry. I too lost my dad to congestive heart failure several years ago. He is always with me for his love and great advice is provided when needed. You were blessed.

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  4. Thank you all so much! I really appreciate you warm thoughts and prayers. It has been very difficult to know that I can not see him anymore. I know that he is okay though and my Mom is so strong and knowledgeable on death and grieving as she had eight brothers and sisters and only two remain. . .so she knows she will endure and she needs to have a good life beyond the grief. She has a great support systems and many many friends. It is funny as she is actually giving me the needed guidance and strength I need to get thought this. . .and I thought it would be the other way around.

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  5. So sorry to read about your loss Sherry. I know what a huge hole there must be in your life right now. When a loved one passes away, it is so hard for those left behind.
    A small comfort may be found in knowing that life isn't hard for the loved one any longer, and I believe they stay with you in your heart and in all that you do. Keep good memories close.

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  6. Oh June thank you so much!!! I really appreciate you stopping by and comforting me. It has been very difficult. . .but then again death always is. Hugs and thanks!

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  7. Very sorry to hear of your loss. I can only imagine your pain. It sounds like his legacy was a nice gift to everyone, a nice way to celebrate his life and know he is no longer in any pain. Be good to yourself and find strength in each other. Take care.

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  8. What a lovely tribute to your dad. I understand how you must feel. Missing your dad is hard, but the wonderful memories of the man he was and the touching photos you have shared show how much he was honored and loved. You have my deep sympathy for such a loss, and my prayers.

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  9. Thank you Cindy and Ginger!! I really appreciate the kind thoughts. They mean a great deal to me.

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  10. I’m so sorry Sherry. My thoughts and prayers go out for you and your family. Great photo. He looks like a wonderful man. What a legacy to leave. Giving and love. God bless.

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