"A father doesn't dim with his absence, he becomes an eternal light guiding our steps." © Shoshan
In the silent void left by the physical departure of my father, I have found an enduring truth - a father does not dim with his absence, he becomes an eternal light guiding our steps. This light is woven from the tapestry of his love, his laughter, the wisdom in his words, and the gentle firmness of his guidance. It's the beacon that illuminates the path forward when the world feels vast and unknowable. It's the flicker of warmth and courage that sparks resilience in the face of adversity. His memory continues to teach, to comfort, and to inspire, just as he did in life. Though I miss him deeply, every day, with every breath, I feel the echo of his presence, the luminous legacy of his love. Each sunrise is a reminder of his awakening smile, each sunset carries the tranquility of his embrace. And so, in every step I take, every decision I make, and every milestone I reach, I feel him guiding me, the gentle glow of his love lighting my way. It is in this ever-present light that I find my solace, and the strength to celebrate not just the man he was, but also the eternal presence he continues to be.
In the firmament of my life, your star shines bright, dad,
although the wind of absence blows hard, it can't make you fade,
a father doesn't dim with his absence, in my memory you're clad,
you've become an eternal light, that never seems to wane.
I see your eyes in mine, and your laughter in my glee,
your advice and your essence, teach me how to be,
you're the lighthouse in my storms, the sun in my reality,
your love is my solace, my strength for every plea.
The echo of your voice guides me, in the silence of the night,
even though my heart yearns, for your warm and tender light,
no matter the distance, nor the time that takes its flight,
in every heartbeat, father, with you, I reunite.
Quote in image for Father's Day in remembrance of my dad who has passed away and is in heaven: "A father doesn't dim with his absence, he becomes an eternal light guiding our steps." © Shoshan
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