Goodbye Ritual

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Yesterday I reblogged a post by Ruth Williams from praypower4today. She mentioned in it remembering how her dad used to stand outside his garage when she was coming over for a visit and remark that she was late. She said she finally realized it was his way of saying, “You’re the highlight of our day! Couldn’t wait for you to get here.”

The light bulb went on and I remembered something I’d written about MY dad on the anniversary of his death. Thinking about it made me wonder if that’s really some kind of “parent” thing. If we all have our little rituals that give our lives continuity.

If you do, I’d love it if you’d share it in the comment box!

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Goodbye Ritual

I don’t remember when it started, when my father decided, consciously or not, that saying goodbye needed to…

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4 thoughts on “Goodbye Ritual

  1. in567

    Howdy to ya, Ruth! It’s been awhile, but as you may have guessed, I had missed the friends I had made on WP while I was here with my former blog. Will check out the reblog and thanks for reminding me of how blessed I am to have my Pops, even though he gives me anxiety, irks, and stuff often. Haha!

    Much rainbow kisses to you, In. (sf)

    • in567

      Ya know, I had only noticed that this post was originally on PrayPower4Today and not that it was written by you! Oh goodness, Ruth, it really, truly touched my heart. Thank you.

    • Hey there, sf! Long time! How is everything going with you? Sure have missed you out here in the blogosphere! It seems like there aren’t a lot of blogs out there with the warmth, humor and humanity that were so present in yours. Good to have you back, dear heart! Peace & Blessings, Ruth

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