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Blog entry by Eagle1 posted 04-21-2013 11:08 PM 823 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Dad passed away this morning. I don’t know if this is normal or not but I feel totally empty inside, loosing both parents in 8 months. I know my grandchild will fill up some of it. But she is not a parent right now. My parents were so good to my brothers and I. They would give the shirt off there backs to help us out.

Enough rambling my parents will always be loved by the people they touched each and everyday they were here,now they will do it up there where they are now.

God bless you Mom and Dad:

Love your FAMILY!!!

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#1 posted 04-21-2013 11:18 PM

Tim, you have my deepest sympathy. I lost both of mine now at least 3 years ago and it leaves you with something missing- you can’t just call them up any more or stop over.

Rest assured they are in a better place with the Lord now and always looking down on you!!..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 04-21-2013 11:29 PM

Sorry for your loss. It doesn’t matter how old you are, your Dad is always your Dad. Thank you for sharing your grief and giving this community an opportunity to support you in this difficult time. You will heal in your own time, everyone is different. Hope you will continue to share thoughts and memories. God be with you.

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#3 posted 04-21-2013 11:33 PM

So very sorry for the loss of both your parents so closely. Life is very short. My deepest condolences to you and your family. May God be with you and your family in this rough time.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 04-21-2013 11:42 PM

My condolences to you and your family Tim. I can tell you from experience that you will, in time, be able to accept the passing of your loving parents, but you will always have their Loving memories to keep with you.

Good parents are hard to loose, you never get over it, but you will learn to live with it in time.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 04-21-2013 11:59 PM

Condolences on your loss.
Prayers being sent your way from Tennessee

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#6 posted 04-22-2013 12:02 AM

sorry for your families loss

the folks are together again
in a better place

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#7 posted 04-22-2013 01:20 AM

Tim, I am so sorry for your loss and yes it is normal to feel empty. I lost my mom 12 years ago and now my dad is failing. I know I will miss my dad he and I are close and easy to talk to, but anymore he just sits in his chair and reads and stares at the wall…............I will miss my dad when he is gone too!

Thanks for sharing your thoughts and I will be thinking of you!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#8 posted 04-22-2013 01:56 AM

sorry for your loss of your mom and dad.i lost my dad 20 years ago but fortunately i still have my mom.i’ll keep you and your family in my prayers.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#9 posted 04-22-2013 02:08 AM

Sorry to hear, the emptiness is normal and time will fill it with new memories. Blessings to you and your family in this time, may you all find comfort.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#10 posted 04-22-2013 02:18 AM

It is hard to lose a parent so close together, and there is nothing I can say that will make this any easier. keep their memories close.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#11 posted 04-22-2013 10:54 AM

My condolences Tim. Your sorrow at your parents passing is a fitting and natural way of honoring them.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 04-22-2013 03:12 PM

Sorry for your loss. Of course those simple words do little to comfort you but it is all we can offer in such a tough time. Your love is reflected in your sorrow. May God bless you and your family.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#13 posted 04-24-2013 09:10 PM


Sorry for your loss. Yes, it is normal to feel “empty” at a time like this. We lost both my parents in an auto accident in 1968 and even now I miss them. But they were good parents and I find that I have part of each of them in me. If I listen carefully, I can almost hear them tell me what they think about things. I will always cherish their memory and know that you will always remember your Mom and Dad.

Life sometimes seems like a long road, but then suddenly you find the end and usually it seems to be too soon.

Take care.


-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!"

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