It’s about the unexpected.
Suddenly is the key word.
Caught off guard.
And as you might imagine, I didn’t get the chance to tell my dad some things I wished I had told him. Thankfully, though, I had just told him on Father’s day, the weekend before, that his soon-to-be-born grandson would be named after him.
We don’t know how long we will have our parents. “Suddenly” could happen at any time.
Today my mom is in the hospital recovering from a fall but I expect her home soon.
Regardless of our childhood memories or upbringing, we most likely have something good that came from it.
So today I am writing a tribute of thanks to my mom. I want to invite you to join me in writing to your parent, grandparent, foster parent, or special person who might have helped you along the way, a personal note of gratitude, appreciation, and thanks.
“Dear Mom, I want to say I am grateful for……