I know a man who lived happily ever after with his bride for 59 years and
I know a man who misses his bride very much and grieves daily with a heavy heart
This man I know has led a simple and good life...but
I know this man hasn't always led an easy one
I know a man who was raised in a home of abuse and
I know this man left school by 10th grade to earn money for his family
and I know this man fell in love and married a girl when he was just a teen
This man came out from this home of abuse and married a lovely girl and
together this man I know with his bride raised 7 children
This man I know worked very hard to provide for his family, he bought them a home,
took them on vacations, taught them to fish and taught them values.
I know a man that had a hard time showing love for his family and was tough and gruff,
and seemingly impossible to love, and I know his bride loved him dearly and provided such
a deep love for him that he her misses daily
I know a man who raised 7 amazing children, who have contributed and loved in this world
and are still proud of this man, and love this man even through his many faults.
I know a man who was told a week ago that he is dying...badly...soon
I know this man is scared and sad, yet at peace with seeing his bride again soon. It's been 3 years and he misses her
..and I know a man who held his granddaughter's hand yesterday and put his forehead to hers, and through their tears told her that he loved her very much, and that everything was going to be just fine.
I know that it will be Papa, I just miss you already.