Skip to comments.Let me tell you what my father got my mother for Christmas.
Posted on 12/23/2013 8:14:10 PM PST by boycott
First of all, my father won't be here to give it to her this year. He passed away a few weeks ago.
My father had cancer. He wasn't able to walk the last few months of his life so he was pretty much forced to stay in bed.
He had picked out some jewelry he wanted to give my mother for Christmas and asked my sister to get it for him. Way too much was going on for all of us because of my father's condition but he was persistent and continued to ask her to go get the gift.
Anyway, before he passed away, she went and picked it up for him. She took it to him to see if it was what he wanted. He was barely able to see it because he was almost blind from all the chemo. He held it close to his eyes and felt it in his hands. He kissed it and tears rolled down his cheeks. He then said, "This is for my babydoll."
I haven't seen the gift yet but my mother will be getting it for Christmas. They've been together for 57 years. My father always thought of her and others before himself.
Christmas will certainly be difficult for us this year but we're still going to celebrate it. My father wouldn't have it any other way. We're going to celebrate it because we know it's a celebration of the One that came for people like my father and all the rest of us.
Thanks for letting me share that story about my father. We all know that he's in a better place but he will be missed.
Thank you for a very nice story. May God bless you and your family richly.
the screen just got foggy for some reason- thanks for sharing- God bless you(I Corinthians 15: 55-
Thank you and may God bless you and your family too.
Now you've done it...that took my breath away and made me cry. God bless you and your family and I hope y'all have the best Christmas possible.
What an amazing man. Thank you for sharing.
My father is no longer here. He took his own life so i go everyday wondering will if i will ever see him again.
Sounds to me like your dad may have taken a no stop elevator to heaven. I pray your grief is tempered by knowing he is no longer in pain but celebrating the birth of our Lord in peace.
Thank you so much.
I’ve enjoyed reading “Pastor Bill Randles Blog” over the last month or so.
God bless you too.
What a beautiful story that brought tears to my eyes. God bless you and your family and I hope you will have a Merry Christmas.
I tear up every time I think about it.
God bless you and your family and I hope you have a very Merry Christmas.
You just made my day! Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas to your family as well. This will be my first Christmas without my dad too. We lost him in August. Not feeling so merry.
You just made my day! Merry Christmas
I saw your username and recognized it immediately.
Keep up the good work and Merry Christmas to you.
God Bless you and your family, and may the Lord comfort you in your loss. I know that although your father will not be there in body, he will be sharing Christmas with you all in spirit. Have a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy & Healthy New Year!!
I used to think suicide was an unforgiveable sin; not anymore. God will judge what we have had to go through, including any chemical imbalance that may have affected our wellbeing in our flesh bodies.
He is our Judge; you may yet see your father again in joy.
Have a blessed Christmas (I lost my father at the end of October of this year—cancer. A melancholy time, yet, a joyous one in that I know he is where we all want to be, eventually.)
He took his own life so i go everyday wondering will if i will ever see him again.
There is so much I don’t understand. I believe that most people that take their own life is due to some form of depression. Depression is a mental illness. I believe that the Lord loves those with mental illness too. I hope you find peace and happiness this Christmas. God bless you and your family.
Quit making me cry.
What a touching story. This is what love looks like.
Thank you. God bless you and your family and I hope that you have a Merry Christmas.
Thank you. i so so much want to believe that he might be forgiven. Merry CHRISTmas to you.
Very touching story, may your father RIP.
We lost our 18 year old son a month before Christmas in ‘84. Christmas was difficult but we made it through, I am confident that you and your family will make it through too. God Bless you all.
Thank you. God Bless you and your family and I hope you have a very Merry Christmas.
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