Friday, January 6, 2012

5 Long Years

It's been 5 years since I heard my Daddy's voice.
  Five years since he tragically left this earth and went on to see the face of God.

Sometimes it feels like 50 years ago, and sometimes it feels like 5 days ago.
I will never forget the details of that day, or the feeling of my heart ripping apart.

So, so many people were there for us and shared memories of him.
Those wonderful people definitely made up for those who weren't there, but should have been.

It makes me sad that we have had 3 more babies added to our family that he won't get to know.
I do like to think that maybe he got to spend a little bit of time with them before they were sent here.

We miss him so much that it really and truly hurts, but we also laugh and remember some
of the wonderful, funny things about him!  

Over the past few months we've lost 2 more special family members and it makes the pain
of losing my own parent so raw again.  I find myself wishing I could have said to goodbye to mine.
Through it all--God has been good!!!! 
We will always have that missing spot in our lives, but I know that only Jesus can heal the pain.
We miss you so much Daddy and can't wait to see you again!!!

1 comment:

  1. I love that picture of you guys at your wedding! It's hard for me to believe it's been five years. It just doesn't seem that long ago to me. I've been praying for you guys today and a lot over the past several months. Your family has been through it lately :( Praying that 2012 brings good news, happy memories, and continued healing to your hearts!!!
    Love, Me