On Father’s Day we all take a few moments to reflect on the fathers and grandfathers that have been in our lives. After all these years I appreciate my father even more – for his guidance and support, his love and caring, as well as all the little (and big things) he did for me. I fondly remember a playhouse he built when I was little, the dance and piano lessons that helped shape me, and the horse that he got for me when I was in high school. The trips we took, his patience in teaching me, and the always available voice on the other end of the phone line…so many things I would love to thank him for today if he were still here. To all the fathers and grandfathers that build things for their children and grandchildren, and give them the support and love that’s so necessary throughout our lives – thank you.
YOu’re always so appreciative; I’m certain he knew how you felt. It is a day we all think back on all our fathers did to make us the people we are today. God bless them all.
Thanks, Kathy! I want to appreciate those people and things that have made a profound impact on my life – as you said, those are what make us the people we are. Isn’t it wonderful that we set a day aside to remind us to remember, appreciate, and express our thanks.