My dad passed away March 3, 2010 at age 87. My mom passed away December 13, 2012 at age 90. So within a three year period of time my siblings and myself find ourselves parentless.
I have to tell you I miss them a great deal. They weren’t only my parents, they were my best friends. I had the great fortune to go out, visit and have coffee with them for about an hour or so each week for the last 30 years. I could not imagine them not being home.
The passing of life is so final and seems so short once its gone. There are some things you can’t buy insurance for, and one of them is keeping your parents young, healthy, and alive. One of the promises the scripture gives to those who believe in Jesus is ” to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.” Because of their faith in Jesus and my faith in Jesus I believe we will see each other again, and that gives me great peace!