Thursday, June 28, 2012

3-2=1

Pop died today. I need to write it. To keep on saying it. 101 years is such a long time - and yet, still a flash.

We got the news - I was with my sister in Rockhampton - and I had to leave very soon afterwards to pick Andrew up from the airport and keep driving north.

Silly time to have planned a holiday.

Andrew got into the car and I started looking at the clock. Just one hour ago and he was still breathing! He was close to us still - just a few minutes away! But time keeps moving. It's night now. We're 500kms further north and he's 8 hours further away. And getting swept further back into the past. What does it matter if he lived for more than a century? Time is a rip.

Please pray for my grandmother. After a marriage of 75 years, she is alone.

Three months ago I had 3 living grandparents. Now I'm down to one.

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  1. Thoughts and prayers from here. Take care as you're driving...

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  2. Hi Simone, sorry to hear of this and for your sadness. May God fill you with his grace and comfort, and the rest of the family too.

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  3. Hey Simone, just prayed that your grandmother and the rest of the family will comforted at this time.

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  4. I'm sad to hear that news.

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  5. Thinking of you Simone. Not easy.

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