Sunday, June 19, 2016

Happy Fathers Day

This is a post from a year ago I feel that is worth repeating.

On this Father's Day there are a lot of us that have lost our fathers, some long ago and some not so long ago. While we remember and miss our dad's let us not forget there are others with a hole in their heart.

There are many Father's that have lost their child.

As we remember and miss our fathers on this special day let us not forget the pain of those fathers that miss a child.

Last year I ask everyone to remember those fathers that have lost a child to addiction or for any other terrible reason. I want to step it up this year. All you fathers out there reading this please reach out to a father that has lost a child and send them a message and hug of Happy Fathers Day. Let them know they are not forgotten on this day.


Anonymous said...

My brother lost his son to addiction. He did everything in her power to get his help. When he died it was devastating to us. He was a promising young man who had the world by the tail. He suffered from depression and used substance to dull out his pain. And now he is gone. It's been 5 years since and the way my brother copes with it is now he's a motivational speaker going to middle schools in the Long Island area of NY and gives speeches to young people on the dangers of drug abuse and how not to hang out with bad people wanting to see them do bad. He's my inspiration.

Lisa said...

I am so sorry to read about this tremendous loss in your family. I am glad your brother is working to make a difference for other young people as a result of this tragedy. I view addicts as sick people as opposed to "bad people."