Tag Archives: Daddy

I Grieve, I Hope

I grieve for my mother, but not just the loss of her life. I grieve the loss of her faculties and strength these many years, when personality and passion grew distorted–swallowed up. I grieve the loss of time and communication … Continue reading

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Death is Hard

Death is hard. Though so much a part of life, we never quite get used to it. Our youthful, anticipating days, dreams of El Dorado, meld into the rhythm of responsible days lived in responsible ways, and that end seems … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone But Not Forgotten

Hard to not have the first thing that pops into my mind:  Miss my dad.

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Sometimes I Really Miss Him

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

A great many of my relatives are in this old Canadian cemetery, including my dad, his dad, and his dad’s dad.  There is history here and a faith-filled foundation of adventurous, solid home-grown folks that I stand upon. So these … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

The 2 that began it for me. (from the 80s)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Companionable #3

They were companions for over 50 years.  He was a tough act to follow for all the sons-in-law because of how he cherished my mom.  Miss you, Dad. (This photo was actually taken by my baby sister.  We were all … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Love 2

The best example of committed love to me–my mom and dad.

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Don’t Let My Dreams Die

Don’t forget me when I’m gone. I had goals, dreams, plans; and though I’m gone, I would hope that my dream would dream on in you–my love would love on in you. The brokenness finds meaning in sure gracelets that plant … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful

It may seem cliché, but I am thankful for my mom and dad.  Their legacy of love, humor, storytelling, honesty, hard work, and most of all faith that has colored my whole life.  I thank God for them.

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