My Father-in-Law Passed

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  1. Stubee

    Stubee Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    That’s a very good thing you did at the service. My condolences.
     
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  2. Greggorios

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    Sorry for your loss. I appreciate you sharing a powerful story. You clearly did right by your father in law and your family. Stepping up at those difficult times isn't easy, I know, but makes a huge difference, especially for oneself.
     
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    Wishing you and your family peace and comfort .
     
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    Sorry for your family's loss; as a veteran I honor the memory of Colonel LM Rodriguez, USAF by raising my right hand in a slow and steady hand-salute! Tears given in memory help heal the broken heart. You did good in honoring your father-in-law's memory. Hang in there.
     
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  5. arnie5150

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    Thanks for sharing and condolences to your family. I lost my father in law this past December. It has been very hard on the family but especially my wife and mother in law. I commend you for having the strength to play and sing at the service. It gets better - memories will make you happy instead of bringing the sadness that they do now.
     
  6. Troubleandahalf

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    Again, you don't know how much these words mean to me.
    Couple days later, I can't help but think it kind of messed me up. In a good way, ultimately, I'm sure. The Now is tough though. I picked up my Tele and I was just like, nah, not feeling this.
    Picked up the acoustic and it was too much, too much emotion, much too intense to play anything at all.
    So I did what I like to do when I don't feel so good about myself - do something nice for someone else. My neighbor had asked me to check out his bass not working, so I put it up on my bench. Had to smile when I popped off the pickguard and saw that someone had simply wired the pickups a*backwards. Snip snip, solder solder, done and dusted.

    Y'all are really helping - no one else really understands what it takes and means to do that. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
     
  7. telleutelleme

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    Prayers to you and your family. Nice tribute.
     
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    Thats powerful stuff right there brother....good on ya
     
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    I understand your feelings and praise you for pulling through the performance. Not easy at all. No one has asked me to play at any event, but I’ve sung many times. There are some particular hymns that it’s still impossible for me to sing without tearing up. Good job!
     
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