I Talked With My Dad Last Night

This is my best effort to recall a conversation I had with my Dad last night at the viewing at the funeral home.

“I miss you Dad. I know I don’t need to talk to the body you left behind or you to hear me, but it makes it easier. I love you Dad, and I miss you. But don’t worry… I’m not in any hurry to join you right now. I want to make you proud of me. I know you are proud of me, but I need to make you as proud of me as I am of you. And to do that I am going to need to live a long, full life. I miss you Dad.”

3 Responses to “I Talked With My Dad Last Night”

  1. Angela D. Smith says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I know how it feels to lose a parent. Even though we know where they are, it is still hard.

  2. Jennifer Listerud says:


    I’m so glad your Dad is no longer having such a hard time. It’s so hard for those of us who have to be separated from the people we love most. I still think of all the things my mom and brother miss, and remind myself that they aren’t missing anything, I just miss them. I look forward to the day when we start talking about important moments and the tell us they were there. Go to the temple!

  3. Karalene Ludlow says:

    I love you ~