Monday, September 15, 2008


We are not mourning a loss... we will celebrate a life. My Dad passed over night. He touched many lives during his lifetime and has left lasting, loveable memories. He had several family members with him, by his side for his last breath. He will be missed... but will always be loved.

I know my Dad will always be with me, watching over me. I know too that I will see him again.

I love you Dad.


  1. Betty, my heart aches for you and rejoices with you if that makes sense. He sounded like a wonderful man, and I'm glad that you shared a piece of him with us. I look forward to meeting him one day...

  2. Betty, I am so sorry about your loss. God Bless You and your family. Rhonda

  3. OMG, Betty. I'm in shock!! This was so quick....too quick. My heart truly aches for you but I'm also happy that you were able to see your dad so recently! And it sounds like he was ready for heaven.

    My condolences, my sympathy and a gentle hug to you, my friend. I'm glad your father is at peace but know how much you'll miss him.

  4. Betty I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. You are in my thoughts and my prayers, I know this is a hard time for you.

  5. Betty,

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father...he sure sounded like a great Dad...know you are in my thoughts and prayers...

  6. Betty I am so sorry for your loss. What a blessing you and Trinity spent time with him recently, the memories will be special. My heart reaches out to you and your family. Thank you for letting us know. My prayers are with you and your's.

  7. Betty,
    I am sorry to hear about your dad. I know you were able to spend time with him recently, so you have those memories in your heart. Blessings to you and your family.


  8. So very sorry to read about your dad but so glad you just recently spent time with him.
    Blessings to you and your family.

  9. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you and your family will be OK. You are in my thoughts.


  10. One of the most difficult things to ever happen to us is losing one of our parents. I lost my dad at this time last year, and a dear friend comforted me with this:

    "Those whom we love and lose are no longer where they were before. They are now wherever we are."

    My thoughts are with you.

  11. Betty, I am sorry to hear this news. Hugs from across the miles. I am so glad you and Trinity got to see him recently. I have been where you are now. I wish you peace and comfort as you remember your Dad.

  12. Oh Betty, I am so sad. I cannot imagine what it would be like to lose my Daddy. Even knowing that I would see him again, it would still hurt to live out the rest of my life without his hugs and words of wisdom.

    You will be in my heartfelt prayers.

  13. Oh, Betty. You and your family are in my thoughts. Peace to you and yours.

  14. Betty~ My heart goes out to you in these coming days. May the Lord comfort you and your family. I'm glad you had time to spend with him over the last few months.

  15. Good thoughts to you and your family, Betty. We're here for you when you need us.


  16. Betty,

    Sorry for the lost of your father but he will be with you where every you go. You and your family are in my thoughts..

  17. Dear Betty,
    I'm so, so sorry to hear of your loss.
    I'm glad you had that recent trip and spent sometime together. Hold on to the many happy memories with your Daddy ~ those and the many thoughts and prayers coming your way will carry you forward!
    Wooly hugs, Laurie

  18. Betty,
    I'll be thinking of you and will keep you and your family in my prayers.

  19. Oh Betty, I'm so sorry. I'll be praying for you and your family. Hugs to you, Sheri

  20. For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but will have eternal life." John 3:16 The human heart weeps, the eternal heart rejoices. Much Love, Peggy

  21. I'm so sorry for your loss Betty. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

  22. Betty, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Keep your memories close.


  23. Betty I'm so so sorry sweetie to read this! You and your family are in my prayers. You're right - celebrate his life, cause he's the one dancin' in Heaven now! Hugs sweetie! - Debbie

  24. I am so sorry about the loss of your dad. God bless you and your family.

  25. What a beautiful thing to celebrate his life. He will always be with you.

  26. I can read the love in your post. I'm so sorry.


  27. Dear Betty,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I know the pain your heart is feeling. The loss of my own father in May is still so fresh in mine. May God's love shine upon you and your family during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  28. Hi Betty, I am new to blogging myself, and when I read about your dad, well, my heart just reached out across however many miles there are from here, to there. I read a beautiful poem today on cabincreekfarm blogspot by Henry Scott Holland that I actually had to go and get my journal and write down. It talks about how we are just as close now, as when our loved ones were with us...I know how much I love my dad, and it seems you loved your dad as much, maybe more...just wrap your arms around yourself and feel his presense my dear...he will always be with you in those places where love never dies! Blessings, Cathryn

  29. Dear Betty,

    I am so very sorry to hear about your Dad passing away.
    How wonderful that you and Trinity got a chance to visit with him.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers during such a difficult time.
    Wooly hugs,

  30. Dearest Betty:
    I've been trying to spend less time online and more time working and with family. One of the unfortunate side effects is that I don't always "hear" some news as quickly when I'd like.

    I may be late in adding my condolences, but they are none the less deeply heartfelt.

    Your sweetness and light are a wonderful testament to your father's life.

    Hugs & Prayers... *Linda*


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