Wednesday, September 06, 2006

And Grace will Lead us Home...

My grandfather passed away early this morning.

He struggled with Alzheimer's for years, and now he is at peace.

I told him before he passed away that there would be a Buick Century waiting for him. It would be fully loaded, with leather seating and climate control. There would be a hockey stick waiting for him as well.

And now I think, maybe I should have said Cadillac? Maybe he would have preferred, in his last hours, to picture a Cadillac waiting for him rather than a Buick.

And I woke up this morning and heard the news that he had passed on. And I realized that what I said didn't matter any more. Because maybe there are no fancy cars in heaven, because everything is perfect once you get there. And maybe you don't need a car because you have everything you ever wanted simply because of the perfection that heaven is.



Anonymous bigman78 said...

And thus the suffering is over. Sometimes these things are blessing in disguise. But I am sorry to hear of your loss.


10:23 a.m.  
Anonymous Jummy said...

May he rest in peace.

My condolences to your family.

12:08 p.m.  
Blogger Siuan said...

I am sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts.

12:25 p.m.  
Anonymous King said...

I am sorry to hear this. My sympathies to you and your family.

3:23 a.m.  

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