Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Someone is Missing at Chrismas

Today marks two months since dad died. I heard this song on the radio and broke down and cried. I miss him. He's here with me but I miss him. There is a big hole in our family right now.

My little family has a tradition of a special Christmas Eve Dinner where we have the grandparents come over and have a nice sit down dinner and little Christmas program. It's very relaxed and time for our kids and us to just enjoy the company of parents and grandparents.

Dad won't be here tonight. And that makes me sad.

12 comments:

Brooke said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. It really is a hard time of year for those missing a loved one. My thoughts are with you. Merry Christmas.

Mark said...

Fresh aches and holidays seasons conspire to make for new experiences. I hope you're able to share your feelings with some of your other family members and support each other through this still joyous occasion. With any luck, your dad will be able to peek in on the love.

Neurotic Chic said...

{{{{Shanna}}}} I am thinking of you, sweetie. Lots of prayers going up for you and your family. (And what a gorgeous song - I'd never heard it before...)

Jillene said...

Oh Shanna!! I am so sorry!! I can't even begin to understand how hard this is for you!! Just know that he is never far away and will be with you in Spirit!!

I hope that you and your family have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

Trying to Stay Calm! said...

So sorry for your loss. Hope you have a blessed and very Merry Christmas! ♥ Hugs :) Shauna

Kristina P. said...

Shanna, your dad sounds like he will be missed greatly.

I hope you have a very merry Christmas!

Lee said...

I'm really sorry for your loss. I know it must be hard spending your first Christmas without him. But you'll get through it, and know we're all here for you.
Merry Christmas

tiburon said...

I am so sorry for your loss. It has to be so hard this time of year...

Wendyburd1 said...

Here is a quote I love that I got as an ornament a few years ago:"I love you all dearly, now don't shed a tear, I am spending my Christmas, with Jesus this year".

Mary said...

The first year always seems to be the hardest...but hold on to those memories tightly and share them often.

Tanja said...

I am sorry for your loss, I know the holidays make it so much harder. My dads anniversay is in April so I can relate with you. Just know that he is with you in spirit!

Motherboard said...

The first year is the hardest. I'm sorry you are traveling this road. One that we all have to eventually travel...

My thoughts and prayers are with you.