Showing posts from January, 2012

Miss You

"Missing someone isn't about how long it has been since you've seen them, or the amount of time since you've talked. It's about that very moment when you find yourself doing something and wishing they were by your side." - Author Unknown

Wish you were here Dad. Wish I could buy you something from Canadian Tire for your birthday. Wish I could show you Hannah and hear your laugh when she does something funny. Wish you could come over and play lego with the boys. Wish I could call you and tell you I love you and that I wish you were here.

So Long

I've posted about this before, so today I wanted to share a link to the blog of a person who I very much admired, and who changed the way I see my own life. For me, reading his blog was sometimes like reading what my dad might have written. When I heard that he had lost his fight with cancer today I wondered and hoped that maybe he might have taken the time to write a last post for his wife to publish. Dad got so much worse so quickly, and we moved from hoping to losing him in just a few days, so there was no time for long goodbyes, or final blog posts. I'm not sure which is better, neither probably, but I was hoping for a goodbye from Kristian today.

I didn't know him in person, but someday I very much look forward to giving him a hug and telling him in person how much his faith and life blessed my own. I like to think that maybe Dad met him "today." I think they would like eachother very much. I wish there was a way to visit heaven, and see both of them, (and a…