November 26, 2011
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Every day I wake up knowing
You're not there
Every night I go to bed
Wishing you were here
I know you had to go
You didn't have a choice
I know if you could
You would've stayed another day
I tell my self I should have
Called you more
Talked about everything again
I tell myself I'll do better next time
But there is no next time is there
Grandfather? )
You're the dad I never had
You watched me grow up
You're the one who made me laugh
And loved me the most
I wasn't that bad a kid
Because of you
I did everything for you
You watched me grow up
You held me when I cried
But I wasn't there
When they watched you die...
I tell myself I should've
Been there for you
On that fatal day
I tell myself I'll do better next time
I'll succeed next time in everything
For you

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Tiggerlily14 said...
Dec. 7, 2011 at 9:24 am

:(  I'm so sorry for you!  My Grandpa died this last spring, but he died of old age, so we were all expecting it. 

Do you know if you will see him again, someday, in Heaven?

KityraAnderson replied...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 8:48 am

My family is Chinese, and, well, we believe that there's a Heaven, so yeah, probably. I hope so. I miss him so much...

My grandpa died of lung cancer, and he'd had a stroke, so we expected him to go...but it hurt so much...

Tiggerlily14 replied...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 9:51 am
I am glad you believe in Heaven, but that's not the key.  you need to believe in God.  Believe that he loves you, and that he came to earth to die and take your punishment for sin.  and that he rose again three days later and lives in heaven now to one day return and call us to heaven to live with him there.   You need to believe, and ask him to forgive you and take away your sins.  If you decide to do this, then I know I will see you someday in Heaven... (more »)
KityraAnderson replied...
Dec. 10, 2011 at 7:02 pm

I'm the only one in my family that believes in God...I think I found him when my grandpa died and I had to explain it to my little brother.

I'll see you someday in Heaven, then!

Tiggerlily14 replied...
Dec. 10, 2011 at 9:47 pm
I'm glad to hear that you tell your little brother!! That is, believe it or not, one of the best things you could ever do for him :) If you have any questions about your salvation, feel free to ask!
KityraAnderson replied...
Dec. 11, 2011 at 10:28 am
Will do :) 
RhythmRunner said...
Nov. 29, 2011 at 10:15 pm
I'm sorry :( I never even had a grandpa. <3 IT!! -R&R
savetheplanet replied...
Nov. 29, 2011 at 10:44 pm
I wish, that I had known mine.  My mother's dad died before I was born, and my dad's father died when I was three.  I only have faint memories of him.  This is a really good tribute to your grandfather.
KityraAnderson replied...
Nov. 29, 2011 at 11:35 pm
Thanks, guys :) My grandpa died this summer and I really miss him. I cried so much while writing this you have no idea.
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