dear dad,

I hope that you're good. Since you've been gone, things have not been easy. I wanna say, thank you. Even though it broke me into a million pieces when you left, I found a different love with my heavenly father. Even though I miss you everyday, I want to say thank you. Thank you for inspiring me to face my fears. You make me want to be better. You make me want to work on myself. Even though doing this without you by my side is one of the hardest things I've ever had to do, I'm doing it. I wish you could really see me. I wish you could be here up close. Not an hour away with 2 minute phone calls once a week. I wish you could see me transform into this new person. But you're not here. I just hope you're proud of me. I'm not mad, I'm just in pain. But I will still conquer the world, no matter where you are. I will stay strong and stand tall, because I know you wouldn't want to see me fall. What ever success I'm celebrating, I will always think of you first. Because you're my biggest inspiration. I hope you remember each minute of happiness we had together. I wish you would have before you made your mistakes. But I forgive you. No matter where you are, and no matter where I am, I will always love you. And that will never change.

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