Oh my gosh I bawled so hard…

Oh my gosh I bawled like a baby when I read this… Just your friendly tear-jerking reminder to spend A LOT of time with your kids while they are young because they grow up way too fast!

Slow Down, Daddy!

“Slow down, Daddy, I just can’t run that fast!”
The little voice calls out to you, as you walk on past.
“Wait for me, Daddy, I’m trying hard to follow you…”
Walking closely in your footsteps – where are you leading to?

“Hey Daddy, hey Daddy, come take a look at me!”
The call goes on unheeded; too caught up in your thoughts to see.
“Come over here, Daddy, can you stop a minute and play?”
The little voice laughs aloud, but you are distracted by your day.

“Oh Daddy, guess what we learned in class today.
Jesus loves me, this I know. And then we knelt to pray…
Tell me Bible stories about Jesus – I really love those parts…
I got saved today, Daddy, Jesus now lives in my heart!”

“I love you, Daddy, I thought of you all day long…
We had so much fun – but I miss you when you’re gone.
Good night, Daddy, it’s been a long, long, day.
I’m so sleepy, Daddy, but I love it when you pray.”

“Come play with me, Daddy,” the words echo in your ear,
As you gaze upon your sleeping child, the one you love so dear.
“It’s been so long, Daddy, I was waiting for you to come home to me.”
And you vow to be there tomorrow, to be the Daddy you need to be.

For Father’s Day
May 30th/06
Jerry Bouey

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