*cute and super funny
*a foodie but super skinny
*a wordsmith with a huge vocabulary
But mostly, he is a preacher and a prayer.
Through years of ministry and attending many hospital room death bed scenes, he knows a bit about your last days on earth.
One time he told me, "Glenny, most people die the same way they lived." I would say the same thing for the way my dad has aged. He has aged, the same way he lived the rest of his life ... preaching and praying.
Right now, dad is attending the final days of his second wife, Dorothy. Dad and Dot got married one year after we lost our lovely mom to cancer. And two years after Dorothy had lost her husband. They both had been married 55 years and both had five kids. They have been married for seven years.
|Dad and Dot ~ July 2012|
If you want to stand on a wee bit of holy ground, you can listen in ... 27 minutes of truth for whatever midnight you might be experiencing. Dad is a preacher.
And, Dad is a prayer. I grew up to the sound of my dad's praying voice off in the distance, in the early hours of the morning. And it is a sound I love when I visit him now.
Last week, my sister Sue, spent the night at dad's. It was a bit of a rough night, but once again Dorothy pulled through.
I was not surprised, not surprised at all, when Sue sent me this text ... "Listening to the familiar sound of our dad praying." That is our dad!
ps. My brother, Tim, asked dad once for his philosophy on life. Lots of years of experience condensed into four point ...