by Kelly Robinson June 19, 2016 6 Comments

Could not let this special day go by without posting about my two fathers.  My earthly father is a gift from God. I am beyond thankful the Lord gave me such a caring, compassionate, loving father with a terrific sense of humor...still!   I say "still" because my dad is in the middle stages of dementia.  It has been a difficult season for all involved the past 2+ years. However, we are thankful for the many blessings the Lord daily allows and we cling to Him for strength each day. One light-hearted moment that happened today...Dad kept re-reading his Father's Day cards as if he was reading them for the first time ever!  :) The reasonably priced gift that keeps on giving! Bless his heart, I love him so very much.  
My other Father is my Heavenly Father, who is my Rock, my Redeemer, my Abba Father, who never changes, never shifts or moves. He is my constant. (Heb. 13:8) When I gave my life to Christ 14 years ago, it was an instant heart recognition that He would never leave me. That I would never be alone, ever again.  And, it was an instant realization that my loyalties shifted to the Lord.  Coming from an only-child, daddy's girl, that may sound strange to some, however, it is true and I am eternally thankful to now be a daughter of the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. (1 Jn. 3:1)  It is a deep seated peace that passes human understanding. It is a comfort knowing that my eternity rests in Him.  
So, I am truly grateful for this Father's Day 2016, and at peace with whatever the future may hold.  Thank you for reading this blog post! 
 




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Richmond Wandera
Richmond Wandera

June 22, 2016

This is very special Kelly. Love the Scripture references.

Kevin
Kevin

June 20, 2016

Great post on two amazing fathers! Hey, we both have the same Father ;)

Carla Wilson
Carla Wilson

June 19, 2016

Love hearing this – keep posting! And congrats on your business! You and Lou are in my thoughts and prayers. Cousin Carla

Sheri
Sheri

June 19, 2016

Such a sweet story. May it warm your heart amidst the difficulties of this time.

Karen Owens
Karen Owens

June 19, 2016

Thanks for sharing your heart – you know that we all love your Dad and want the best for him. I knew something was amiss but didn’t realize it had progressed to the middle stage. I will be remembering you all in my prayers!

Rachael Brothers
Rachael Brothers

June 19, 2016

Beautiful my friend

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