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How Great Thou Art a Tribute to My Dad

Published 13/01/2014 by inspiringyourspirit

 

Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the passing into heaven of my Dad John. This Hymn How Great Thou Art was one of his and my dear mum’s favourites and it’s a fitting tribute to how Great he was too.

Dad, you will ‘Always’ remain in my heart and my memories of you are Joyous and Happy.

With Love ‘Always’

Mark

Dance with My Father: Very Sad Video

Published 02/08/2013 by inspiringyourspirit

This is a really sad video, brought tears to my eyes within seconds but the message is very strong and very clear and this act was from the heart and brought pure joy to all 🙂

When it comes to making memories, why wait?

Namaste
Mark

Are you to busy Dad?

Published 25/04/2013 by inspiringyourspirit

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A conversation between a young boy and his father

SON: “Daddy, may I ask you a question?”
DAD: “Yeah sure, what is it?”
SON: “Daddy, how much do you make an hour?”
DAD: “That’s none of your business. Why do you ask such a thing?”
SON: “I just want to know. Please tell me, how much do you make an hour?”
DAD: “If you must know, I make $100 an hour.”
SON: “Oh! (With his head down).
SON: “Daddy, may I please borrow $50?”
The father was furious.
DAD: “If the only reason you asked that is so you can borrow some money to buy a silly toy or some other nonsense, then you march yourself straight to your room and go to bed. Think about why you are being so selfish. I work hard everyday for such this childish behavior.”

The little boy quietly went to his room and shut the door.
The man sat down and started to get even angrier about the little boy’s questions. How dare he ask such questions only to get some money?
After about an hour or so, the man had calmed down, and started to think:
Maybe there was something he really needed to buy with that $ 50 and he really didn’t ask for money very often. The man went to the door of the little boy’s room and opened the door.

DAD: “Are you asleep, son?”

SON: “No daddy, I’m awake”.
DAD: “I’ve been thinking, maybe I was too hard on you earlier. It’s been a long day and I took out my aggravation on you. Here’s the $50 you asked for.”

The little boy sat straight up, smiling.
SON: “Oh, thank you daddy!”
Then, reaching under his pillow he pulled out some crumpled up bills. The man saw that the boy already had money, started to get angry again. The little boy slowly counted out his money, and then looked up at his father.

DAD: “Why do you want more money if you already have some?”

SON: “Because I didn’t have enough, but now I do.

“Daddy, I have $100 now. Can I buy an hour of your time? Please come home early tomorrow. I would like to have dinner with you.”
The father was crushed. He put his arms around his little son, and he begged for his forgiveness. It’s just a short reminder to all of you working so hard in life. We should not let time slip through our fingers without having spent some time with those who really matter to us, those close to our hearts. Do remember to share that $100 worth of your time with someone you love? If we die tomorrow, the company that we are working for could easily replace us in a matter of days. But the family and friends we leave behind will feel the loss for the rest of their lives. And come to think of it, we pour ourselves more into work than to our family.

Some things are just more important!

 

Namaste

Mark

Fond and Happy Memories of a Great Man ‘Gentleman John’..My Dad

Published 13/01/2013 by inspiringyourspirit

Dad at 81

Dad, today like everyday we are thinking and praying for you, but this day is special because it marks the 1st anniversary of your passing to a higher and more enlightened place and although the loss of you from our physical lives is still hard to deal with, your gentleness, compassion and humanity remains with us each and everyday, Dad you made me what I am today and I will ‘Always’ be forever grateful to you for the light you gave me throughout our physical time on earth together, you touched me every single day of my life, by words, by thought and by your loving energy.. R.I.P with the love of your life Marion ‘Mum’, you will ‘Always’ remain in my heart.

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Namaste and Love
x x x Mark

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