My Dad


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As I sit in the hospital watching my dad as the nurses and doctors come and go I wonder what he is thinking. My dad has a tumor on his brain that is causing seizures and short term memory loss. I think he has to know something is wrong but his memory won’t let him remember what that is. I thank God for that. It breaks my heart to see such a vibrant man a few months ago be so lost. 
    My dad served in the Navy and supported seven kids through some tough times.

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He is a great man of faith in God. He knows that God is watching over him. My mom told me yesterday that he is not afraid of dying and that he knows where he is going. What a great reminder of where our faith should be. That we should not be afraid of death or any other worldly enemy or disease.

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I thank God for all the lessons that my Dad has taught me. Even today as I watch him I see lessons. You smile and laugh even in the worst of times. 
   One thing for sure he is surrounded by family.

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6 thoughts on “My Dad

  1. Sending my love lady. Struggling with what appears to be end of life issues for my Dad also. I’ll keep you in my prayers and I’m sending my love to you.

  2. Amy this is wonderful that you put up for your dad. Prayers to all of you is this great stress and worry.

  3. Truly God is in the miracle making business. I’m so sorry to hear about your dad but I’m encouraged in his faith. I’ve had my own faith tester as my son Nic just survived a double lung transplant. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your dad and your whole family.

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