Light Posting For The Next Few Days

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 2 weeks ago

It’s been a season of loss for me.  First, my job at the end of 2018.  Then my beloved dog of ten years, on New Year’s eve.

Today I lost my precious father, who passed away at 5:15 pm.  But the great thing is that he knew the Lord, so I will see him in heaven.  I will be posting, but it will be light.  I must focus on other things.  As always, talk to each other in the comments.


Comments

  1. On October 29, 2019 at 11:44 pm, Papa said:

    It’s hard when you lose your Dad.
    But as you said, it’s great he knew the Lord.
    I’m reminded by your post of my Dad who passed on years before. His care and love for us, his efforts to guide us, and instruct us from the Word of God.

  2. On October 30, 2019 at 2:02 am, Greg Wilson said:

    Brother Herschel, you and your family will be in our prayers and in the prayers of the Lord’s little flock here in Archer, Florida.

  3. On October 30, 2019 at 5:26 am, Matt said:

    My condolences on your loss.

  4. On October 30, 2019 at 6:46 am, ragman said:

    Sorry for your loss, Captain. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. On October 30, 2019 at 7:30 am, Ken Lane said:

    I’m so sorry to hear this. If there’s anything I can do, please let me know.

  6. On October 30, 2019 at 7:44 am, Bill Sullivan said:

    Please accept my most sincere condolences. The pain will fade in time.

  7. On October 30, 2019 at 7:49 am, Michael (from Utah) said:

    Very sorry to hear of your loss. My sincerest condolences.

  8. On October 30, 2019 at 8:03 am, Michael said:

    Herschel – may your grief be short-lived, and your memories precious. Peace to you and yours.

  9. On October 30, 2019 at 8:09 am, George said:

    So sorry Herschel. God be with you.

  10. On October 30, 2019 at 8:17 am, WiscoDave said:

    Words escape me. You and yours are in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know if you need something.

  11. On October 30, 2019 at 9:08 am, Bill said:

    Herschel, you & yours are in my prayers. My own Father is 93, so that time is not long for me, but like you, my Father knows the Lord so we’ll see one another again.

    –Bill

  12. On October 30, 2019 at 9:14 am, Thomas Madere said:

    My sympathies Herschel, god bless you.
    Tom

  13. On October 30, 2019 at 9:25 am, revjen45 said:

    I extend my condolences, and ask the Holy Spirit to hold you close.

  14. On October 30, 2019 at 9:42 am, Madmax110 said:

    So sorry for your loss.

  15. On October 30, 2019 at 10:05 am, Fred said:

    Herschel,
    I pray the LORD to give you wisdom above all things, and comfort in this time, and if there be any among your tribe who know not the LORD, that they would be found, born again into the Kingdom of God through this trial, for may it be a time of expressing the great hope that your father and you have in Christ the resurrected Son of God. May the Father and God of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ give you all comfort by His Holy Spirit in the knowledge that we fear not the first death, and the second never comes. Amen.

  16. On October 30, 2019 at 10:37 am, TheAlaskan said:

    Jesus walks with you Herschel. I just know it.

  17. On October 30, 2019 at 11:19 am, Longbow said:

    May God bless you and yours Herschel. May your father’s soul have peace and comfort.

  18. On October 30, 2019 at 11:23 am, Roger J said:

    John 14:2

    Jesus has prepared a place for your Dad, and for you and I also. My sincerest condolences on your loss.

  19. On October 30, 2019 at 12:45 pm, Sunny said:

    I am so sorry for the loss of your dad.

    Sending you and your family lots of hugs from our house to yours. And we’re praying for the peace of God to descend upon your hearts and minds.
    sunny

  20. On October 30, 2019 at 1:26 pm, ExpatNJ said:

    Herschel –

    When my dad (Korea War vet, church Deacon/Elder) was on his death bed, I let him know that he had been the best father a son could have. He responded that I was the best son he could have asked for as a father.

    I trust your relationship with your father was similar. I am sorry for your loss.

  21. On October 30, 2019 at 2:43 pm, Adam Baum said:

    We all come from God, by way of our parents, through his miracle of conception and birth. Therefore, we carry a part of them with us throughout our lifetimes. May God bless and comfort you and your family, now and always.

  22. On October 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm, soapweed said:

    Sir: Very sorry for your loss. You are a son to be proud of, and he is well aware.

  23. On October 30, 2019 at 7:20 pm, BRVTVS said:

    You have my sympathy for your loss.

  24. On October 30, 2019 at 8:57 pm, JoeFour said:

    Captain Smith, I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers! Best regards always!

  25. On October 31, 2019 at 12:17 pm, Atlas said:

    I’m so sorry to hear this.

    You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  26. On October 31, 2019 at 1:53 pm, June J said:

    Condolences on the loss of your father. Take care of yourself and your family. We’ll be here when you can return.
    God bless you sir.

  27. On October 31, 2019 at 2:24 pm, DelMarVaDave said:

    Peace

  28. On October 31, 2019 at 3:07 pm, boydownthelane said:

    What they said.

  29. On October 31, 2019 at 8:24 pm, Donk said:

    Captain, as the others, prayers for you and your family. I lost my Dad in 2013 after a protracted illness. He was a disciple of Christ and lived everyday shining the light of Jesus – even in a especially during his illness. A blessing indeed to have assurance your departed loved one is resting in the bosom of Yahweh.

  30. On November 1, 2019 at 9:20 am, ca said:

    Condolences, brother.

  31. On November 4, 2019 at 5:22 pm, Tom Dean said:

    God bless you and yours, Herschel.

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