A Special Day

 

Raindrop from my balcony railing…

  

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A misty Saturday morning, we were on our way to the cemetery.   Five years ago today, Dad passed away suddenly.  He would be 80 yrs old if he was still around; I miss him.

 

The long & winding road leading up to the cemetery was deserted; not a single car was in sight.  In a blink, dark clouds started to roll in, morning drizzle turned to heavy downpour as sheets and sheets of rain fell.  Within minutes, the entire cemetery was engulfed in a thick fog; we could hardly see what’s ahead.

 

I brought along a bundle of flowers, a good mix of vibrant purple and green. They sure brightened up the gathering gloom.

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How time flies, Dad and Veonie (granddaughter) were holding hands during his last Sydney visit in 2003.  Who would have thought….

 

Rest in peace, I will be back with more flowers and yes, no yellows ones.  I know.

 

GOD be with you Daddy.

 

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~ by Molly Mavis on April 25, 2009.

5 Responses to “A Special Day”

  1. Dear friend, 不必感慨, 簷前滴水, 樹欲靜風不息, 你活得好, 也就是對父親的孝敬。Look after yourself.

  2. Thank you for your kind words CanCan.
    It was just a very special day yesterday; I am fine and doing great. God’s abundant love surpasses everything, I’m truly blessed!

  3. Sure your dad is watching over you, dear!

  4. Thanks for sharing the sensitive writing and photos. Your blog is a perceptive fusion of visuals and words, aptly reflected by your blog name. I trust it’s both a channel for your creativity and a solace as well. Take care.

  5. Arti,

    Sharing my sentiment is an effective antidote. Thank you for your words of encouragement.
    Much appreciated.

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