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April 29, 2012
My condolences to the family in your time of sorrow and know that God will comfort your heart. Psalms 55:22
April 29, 2012
Natalie. I'm so sorry to learn of your father's passing. I know how close you were to him and he to you. May the many happy memories be with you always.
Midge DIVINCENZO
April 29, 2012
what an honor to have such a person be in his family and friends lives..he was a content man..
April 29, 2012
God Bless Jack, and my thoughts and prayers are with your family. The Golden Gate Bridge is a beautiful site, and I enjoy seeing it. I will think of Jack next time I am there.
April 28, 2012
It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through.
April 28, 2012
My deepest sympathies to the family. May God give you comfort, and strength to endure this trial.
April 28, 2012
WHAT A WONDEFUL STORY!!! MAY YOU REST IN PEACE FOREVER, GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY!!
JOHN 3:16 YOU MADE AMERICA PROUD!!!
April 28, 2012
MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND COMFORT AND PEACE DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME THROUGH GODS WORD.1PETER 3:7
April 28, 2012
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
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http://www.ruthann1.com
April 28, 2012
God Bless Jack! Travel from Kansas twice a yr to enjoy the Bay area.The Golden Gate Bridge is still one of my favs. Thoughts and prayers for Jacks family and friends.

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