Sunday, May 16, 2010

The Broken Chain

We are still in Tucson, AZ. dealing with this terrible tragedy of the loss of our oldest son Mikel. Ms Pat and I want to thank all of you for your Prayers, Thoughts and Friendship. It has meant so much to us and helped us get through it all. Rollie and Gina are still with us giving us their full support and love. 

I am totally numb and can't write a Blog; however, I did want you to read this poem:

THE BROKEN CHAIN

I little knew that morning
God was going to call your name,
In life I loved you dearly,
 in death I do the same.

It broke my heart to lose you,
you did not go alone,
for part of me went with you,
 the day God called you home.

You left me beautiful memories,
 your love is still my guide,
and though we cannot see you,
 you're always at my side.

Our family chain is broken
 and nothing seems the same,
but as God calls us one by one,
 the chain will link again.

-Anonymous

Thank God for His many blessings and all the things He does for us.

17 comments:

Cyndi said...

Beautiful poem. May you continue to find comfort as you deal with your tragic loss.

Too Many Cats said...

What a beautiful poem and so true. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Mikel’s family.

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Rick and Paulette said...

That poem says all you need to say, Mike! I hope you and Pat continue to find support from your friends and family during this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss. Take care.

The Gypsy G-Mas said...

A beautiful poem, which leaves nothing more to say. Our deepest condolences. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers as you continue getting through these difficult times.

Judy and Emma said...

I can't imagine the pain you and yours are going through. May you find peace and understanding.

Ali said...

What a beautifully worded poem. Thanks for taking the time to share it. I hope that you continue to feel the love of the Lord through friends and family.

squawmama said...

I am so sadden over this tragic news. I haven't had internet for over two weeks and just found out minutes ago about your son... My heart is heavy with sadness and I can not even imagine the pain you're going through... My heart & prayers are with you and Pat at this terrible time. That wes a beautiful poem. Sorry for your loss & God Bless you all.
Hugs
Donna

Sharon Del Rosario said...

The poem is beautiful. May the love of your family and friends help carry you through this time, and you remember the good times. We'll keep you in our prayers.

Jerry and Suzy said...

There's little that any of can say except that we love you guys, we're glad to be able to come to the funeral toady. I know we bring with us the thoughts and support of many other RVing friends. We'll see you soon.

Barbara & Tom said...

We can't say any more than what has already been said other than to reaffirm our love and prayers for two very precious people who have given so much to the RV community and have always been there for us. We are all there for you.

Bob and Molly said...

Indeed, a lovely and moving poem; We'll keep you in our prayers, and save a hug for you. God bless all of you! Hugs... Molly & Bob

Rod and Connie said...

Beautiful poem. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
--Rod & Connie

Gypsy's Tales said...

A lovely poem, thank you for sharing it with us. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. May your faith in God's love sustain you through this time.
Hugs to you both
Barb & Bob

Randy and Pam Warner said...

We are very sorry for your loss.
I love the poem. It really puts it well. Thanks for sharing that.

We are praying for your family and Mikel's family.

Carol said...

OXOXOXOXXOOXOXXO :)+

Making Memories with Mark and Dortha said...

Love the poem and love you both. Just reminds me that heaven gets sweeter every day.