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My father passed today...

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by AdamAnt, Jan 14, 2002.

  1. DarkRave

    DarkRave TRIBE Member

    If there is anything I can do for you, please let me know. darkrave<nospam>@attcanada.ca.

    Healing thoughts and positive vibes your way.

    much love and light

    pen
     
  2. AdamAnt

    AdamAnt TRIBE Member

    Thank you all. I thought that posting this might trivialize, but your words are reassuring and make me smile.

    Thank you.
     
  3. jah

    jah TRIBE Member

    A friend of mine was also unfortunate to have her father pass away recently... this is a poem she found on the net that helped her through some of the days, maybe it can do the same for you.


    When tomorrow starts without me, and I'm not there to see;
    If the sun should rise and find your eyes all filled with tears for me;
    I wish so much you wouldn't cry the way you did today,
    while thinking of the many things we didn't get to say.


    I know how much you love me, as much as I love you,
    And each time you think of me I know you'll miss me too;
    But when tomorrow starts without me, please try to understand,
    that an angel came and called my name and took me by the hand,
    And said my place was ready in heaven far above
    and that I'd have to leave behind all those I dearly love.


    But as I turned to walk away, a tear fell from my eye,
    for all life, I'd always thought I didn't want to die.
    I had so much to live for and so much yet to do,
    it seemed almost impossible that I was leaving you .
    I thought of all the yesterdays, the good ones and the bad,
    I thought of all the love we shared and all the fun we had.


    If I could relive yesterday I thought just for awhile
    I'd say good bye and kiss you and maybe see you smile.
    But then I fully realized that this could never be,
    for emptiness and memories would take the place of me.
    And when I thought of worldly things that I'd miss come tomorrow,
    I thought of you, and when I did, my heart was filled with sorrow.


    But when I walked through heaven's gate, I felt so much at home.
    When God looked down and smiles at me, from His great golden throne,
    He said, " This is eternity and all I've promised you".
    Today for life on what is past but here it starts anew.
    I promise no tomorrow, but today will always last,
    and since each day's the same day, there's no longing for the past.


    But you have been so faithful, so trusting, so true.
    Though there were times you did some things you knew you shouldn't do.
    But you have been forgiven and now at last you're free.
    So won't you take my hand and share my life with me?
    So when tomorrow starts without me. don't think we're far apart.
    for everytime you think of me, I'm right here in your heart

    Poem by:
    Riki Vasani


    my condolences

    jamie
     
  4. skyparty

    skyparty TRIBE Member

    i'm going to be original and say i'm sorry.

    i never know what to say when people die- i don't deal with it well myself...

    in fact- all i can say is

    cherish the memories you have.

    narissa [​IMG]
     
  5. LeoGirl

    LeoGirl TRIBE Member

    Sorry to hear that Adam...

    I can definately relate to what you may be feeling. If you need to talk, let off some steam, cry whatever email me...

    leogirl74@hotmail.com
     
  6. MBoy

    MBoy TRIBE Member

    Deepest sympathies. Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you.
     
  7. Klubmasta Will

    Klubmasta Will TRIBE Member

    my deepest condolences. i can partially relate as my own father is in the late stages of alzheimer's and we know it's only a matter of time now.

    please take care.
     
  8. ~Loress~

    ~Loress~ TRIBE Member

    My deepest condolences.

    ~Lori
     
  9. Nesta

    Nesta TRIBE Member

    My deepest condolences. [​IMG]
     
  10. Cheer Bear

    Cheer Bear TRIBE Member

    I'm so sorry about your loss Adam. [​IMG]
     
  11. Adam Duke

    Adam Duke TRIBE Member

    My sincere condolences, Adam. As cliche as it is, "Time heals all wounds".

    tech care,

    @m.
     
  12. deep

    deep TRIBE Member

    Don't feel guilty if you need a distraction or want to feel happy.
     
  13. Guest

    Guest Guest

    My condolences Adam.

    I wish the best for you and your family.

    ~Josh
     
  14. jellibeen

    jellibeen TRIBE Member

    My condolences [​IMG]
     
  15. CUZO

    CUZO TRIBE Member

    I've never met you but I can relate to death in the immediate family..so my deepest condolences to you.
     
  16. stir-fry

    stir-fry TRIBE Member

    sorry to hear that dood

    i hope you and your family is doing okay.
     
  17. BassInMyFace

    BassInMyFace TRIBE Member

    I am sorry for your loss. This quoted post is very important. When we lose somone that is as important as a parent, you may feel the need to drop everything and mourn deeply.

    You have to think what your father would want you to do. As you move on with this, happy thoughts and memories will come to you and let your father stay with you.

    A stranger is thinking of you.
     
  18. vinder

    vinder TRIBE Member

    i'm sorry to hear that, adam. my condolences to you and your family.
     
  19. dicksherwood

    dicksherwood TRIBE Member

    Yo, I'm with ya B...I lost pops coming up on 3 years ago to cancer, he was real sick for awhile but still doesn't make it any easier.

    My prayers are with you and your family. Just remember that no matter how alone you feel, no matter how much you think no one else knows what the hell you're going through, people do, take advantage of 'em. Reach out aiiight?

    Keep ya head up

    Steve
    stephen.mackenzie@sympatico.ca
     
  20. JEMZ

    JEMZ TRIBE Member

    All my heart-felt sympathy goes out to you and your family my friend.
    Jamie
     
  21. jynx

    jynx TRIBE Member

    condolences to you and your family..... [​IMG]
     
  22. madnezz

    madnezz TRIBE Member

    Adam, I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

    adios
    Laura
     
  23. Moez

    Moez TRIBE Member

    Adam I am sorry for your loss.
    my thoughts are with you and your family.
     
  24. Redout

    Redout TRIBE Member

    sorry to hear [​IMG]
    my condolences to you and your family

    Danny
     
  25. BEtonka

    BEtonka TRIBE Member

    From one stranger to another condolences to you and your family. May you gather all your spiritual strength to get through this tough time.

    BEata [​IMG]
     

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