We see the same people every day, say hi, and converse in minor chit chat. People we call our friends and family are given the privilege of knowing us better, but even those closest to us are often still kept at a safe distance. It is through our writings that we tear down those walls and pour our hearts out on the page. It is our readers, usually complete strangers, who get the most intimate view of who we really are.
Thank you AloyFerns for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award. You mentioned that you were excited to learn more about me. Like everyone on here, all you need do to learn everything about me is simply read my posts.
I’m not so sure how I feel about awards just yet, but I am so thankful for the nomination! Thank you also Tapasi and Vivian Zems for your One Lovely Blogger nominations. I am truly grateful. I decided to start my own personal tradition, in lieu of participating in the standard award post. As a way to say thank you to people who have acknowledged my efforts, I chose to reblog my favorite posts from their pages; acknowledging their efforts and showing why they had been nominated for the awards in the first place.
As such, I wanted to share this post from AloyFerns. In I Miss You Dad!, he shares a beautiful piece of his life and inspires me with the message that life does go on.
“Our life was not ended, but it was changed.”
It hurts to think that you are not here anymore. Although I can’t help but smile with tears in my eyes to think of how we cherished each and every moment of our lives together when you were alive. I miss you dad.
I was just 5 years old when he left me forever. I just remember little memories of him carrying me wherever he goes, waking up for school and me crying always as I didn’t want to.
Life was very hard since then today I can imagine how my mom must have suffered, how she brought us up together till we completed school and college. Specially my younger sis ‘Austina’ She was born a year after my DAD passed away. 😔
She even didn’t know how he was and what were the things that we did together . Whenever she would ask me a question about him I…
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