One year ago today my Dad entered the nearer Presence of God. I miss him a lot, and it turns out that my Mom had to have minor surgery in the very same hospital Dad died in, today of all days. She is fine, but it was so hard for her to be there.
I miss Dad, but he is with those who have gone before. I will join him, someday but for now, I will pray for the repose of his soul.
With the spirits of the righteous made perfect in faith,
Give rest, O Lord, to the soul of Your servant
And preserve him in that life of blessedness
That is lived with You, O Friend of man.
In the place of Your rest, O Lord, Where all Your saints repose,
Give rest also to the soul of Your servant
For You alone are immortal.
† Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit