Glenda Mills

Hope That Doesn't Disappoint

The Heart Of Our Daddy

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Time alone revealed the true heart of our Daddy.

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Seasons of his life reflected the loving care he gave our family.
We remember a daddy who held his children close, rocked
and 
sang beautiful songs of faith over us.
We remember long years of sacrificial hard work to provide for a growing family.
His example taught us to take responsibility for those we love,
even when the cost is great.
Looking back, we believe he would have given his life for any one of us.
That kind of love goes a long way when it is
forever modeled before you.
We remember the love that swelled our hearts when he would say;
“I’m the richest man in town because of the
seven children God gave me.”
We remember Daddy was always true to Mother.
Loving her, providing for and protecting
her all those years.
We remember a contagious laughter that just about lifted the roof.
Like the day we watched our favorite family movie.
Those were the times 
we just about got down
and rolled on the floor with him.
How we loved to hear Daddy laugh.
We remember challenging seasons of life, when hope was restored by
his oft-quoted confident words.
“Everything’s going to be all right”.
An echo of the promise of Romans 8:28:
“God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God.”

Thank you God for giving us a daddy that left us with
a legacy we shall always cherish. 

 

8 thoughts on “The Heart Of Our Daddy

  1. Sweetie, this is just as I remember him. He was a great man. Thank you for posting this. It’s a keeper.

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  2. That is a beautiful tribute, Glenda

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  3. Very well written. Thanks sis! Love you.

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  4. Beautiful, Glenda! How blessed you are to have had such a wonderful godly father who was, himself, a reflection of our Heavenly Father. Love and hugs to you!

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    • Yes, I was so blessed to have godly father whose life beliefs reflected our Heavenly Father. I just read your recent post on your grandpa. You are just as blessed. Thanks for sharing.

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