|I saw a new dad trying to feed his baby girl, and I know I will never see you finish your bottle.
I saw a little girl hold her dad's little finger as they were crossing the street, but I will never feel your fingers around mine.
I saw a little girl smile through tears as her dad kissed her skinned knee, but I will never be able to make things all better.
I saw a little girl drag her dad to the carousel to ride the ponies, but I will never have to run just to keep up with you.
I saw a little girl squeal with joy when she opened her Christmas presents, but I will never get to be your Santa Claus.
I saw a little girl singing in her kindergarten graduation ceremony, but I will never see you excel in school.
I saw a little girl run to her dad when something scared her, but I will never be able to be your hero.
I saw a little girl say her lines for the Sunday School Christmas plan, but I will never see you in an angel costume even though you already are an angel.
I saw a girl hug her dad tight when he put her doll back together, but I will never be able to be known as the dad who can fix anything.
I saw a little girl run up to her dad and show him the tooth that had just fallen out, but I will never be able to put a silver coin under your pillow.
I saw a dad bringing his fairy princess trick-or-treating, but I will never see you curtsy for some candy.
I saw a dad helping his daughter with her homework, but I will never be able to be amazed at how smart you are.
I saw a father standing proud out on the ice during Parent's Night, but I will never see you excel in sports.
I saw a man standing in his driveway looking at the taillights of his daughter's car, and I will never know the anxiety of having my little girl explore the world on her own.
I saw a teenage girl and her boyfriend walk out of her house, and I wondered what kind of talk her father had with the boy.
I saw a girl give the graduation speech for her high school class, but I will never be able to tell you how proud I am of you.
I saw a father walk his daughter down the aisle, and I know that I will be able to walk with you when I see you in heaven.
|Left in the IRIS door 12/13/13|