There are certain moments in life when things simply "click"; when you wish the day would last forever and that you could bottle the feeling inside your soul and keep it for a rainy day. Father's Day, 2013, was like that for me. Proud, loved, blessed, joy, are all adjectives that understate how I felt that day. It was not about the gifts but rather about the family that surrounded me. It was about kids playing and laughing with a garden hose and some buckets, it was about a trout on a fishing line, it was about the smell of barbeque hamburgers, the taste of a cold beverage, and the sound of laughter and conversations all around me. It was life as it is meant to be.
How do you hold on to something like that? Is it possible? If I hold on to it, will it diminish the feeling I have? Honestly I don't know the answer to any of these questions but I bet if I could hold on to it all the time I might not appreciate it as much as I do now.
Thank you God for those little moments that have a big impact. Thanks too, to my wife who provided me with this great family and to my Mom and Dad who led by great example. To all of you who have ever contributed to one of those "click" moments in my life, thanks so much.