Tuesday, March 11, 2008

My Grampsie died today. He had been very sick and very uncomfortable for such a long time. While I am happy that he is no longer suffering, I am so sad to have lost him. He was a wonderful, caring, loving, honorable man. My heart aches for my Grandma, who is still with us though I know we will all be reunited and I am so thankful for that.

Today after I heard the news I was crying. Devin asked me what was wrong and I told him. He looked at me and asked me "Wouldn't you be sad if your daddy had to go away for a week and you couldn't see him?" I said yes, I would be sad. He then told me "Well that is how Heavenly Father feels. He missed Grampsie." Of course that made me cry even more. How in the world did I get to be so blessed to raise such a special boy? His faith and knowledge of the gospel amaze me. His relationship with our Savior and Heavenly Father amaze me. I know that having men like Grampsie and Pete and Grandpa Pants in his life have played a great part in him being who he is.

We will miss you, Grampsie. Love you forever, thanks for being my Grandpa.

7 comments:

Courtney said...

That picture makes me cry. I love and miss Gramps!

The Brown Team said...

I'm so sorry about your loss. I too just lost my grandpa and feel that void. I love you and want you to know how proud I'm sure your Gramps is of you and all you have accomplished. His posterity speak volumes. (well at least your family) I love you and will keep you in my prayers. Kelli

PS I also checked out Say it on the wall and am so impressed I would love to give you a call later next week after the funeral and once things settle down.

Marilyn said...

What a special picture. I am sad about your grandpa.

Paul said...

I'm sorry to hear about your grandfather, I remember you speaking fondly of him. Let me know if there is anything I can do for you or your family. God bless.

Bella said...

I'm sorry McKay, I remember him! If there is anything I can do let me know. I hope your WHOLE family is doing well.

Diana said...

Sorry about your grandpa Mckay. Like you said though, it is a good thing in many aspects. I am so glad that you have such a great family to be with you!

nicole said...

So sorry about your grandpa - I am glad there are people like devin to put a smile on our faces!