Some bonds

Some bonds

Some Bonds Cannot Be Understood
Some bonds cannot be understood…
Unless you have walked them before…
A path that I would not have chosen…
A future I just can’t ignore.
We’ve all watched our children intently…
Memorizing each line…
And let them leave our loving arms…
And prayed things would be fine.
We’ve paced the halls awaiting news…
And wondered just what lie in store…
We’ve felt our own heart’s racing as…
We walked through an ICU door…
We’ve seen the child we love so much…
Struggling to overcome…
The lines…the cords….the monitors…
No thoughts…no words…would come…
We’ve prayed for an improvement…
We’ve laid it in God’s hands..
We’ve cried…we’ve hoped…we’ve worried…
We’ve wondered of God’s plans.
We’ve learned just how a heart works…
Each valve and artery…
We’ve asked alot of questions…
We’ve faced each surgery.
And somewhere down this well worn path…
We’ve met more families…
Who know exactly what it means…
To live with this disease.
We’ve smiled at every triumph…
And shared in every sigh…
We’ve prayed for a child that struggles…
And each family that must say goodbye.
Some battles are fought with bullets…
And weapons made for war…
While these are fought in silence…
Behind a hospital door…
We’ve wondered what lies in our future…
We’ve been thankful for just one more day…
We’ve stopped and watched with tear-filled eyes…
Our children…as they play.
We’ve struggled with ounces and weight gain…
Why won’t my child just eat?
But heart mom’s …we’re a tough group…
We’ve learned how to face a defeat.
We’ve faced those moments…others do…
When life has got us stressed…
But it doesn’t take long to remember…
That we are richly blessed.
We’ve taken on a whole new role…
One we we wouldn’t exchange if we could…
We know that life is difficult…
We hold onto all that is good.
God chose each of us carefully…
I do believe he smiled…
Some bonds begin with strangers…
And just one special child.

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About Daddys with Angels.

We began as a group for grieving fathers and men in families, but other family members asked to join us. We now also have a group for Families with Angels dads and other male family members and siblings under 18. We have experienced and live with the harsh pain of loss and we hope we can bring other comfort with what we do, To find us please search for us on face book or www.daddyswithangels.org/. Hugs to you all and floaty kisses to all your angels. We retain the name Daddys With Angels.
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