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Merry Christmas Mom and Dad: I Really Miss You

Updated on August 9, 2017
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Christmas time is drawing near. God how I wish that you were here. Lifes not the same since you've been gone, still I struggle to carry on. So many memories that can never be replaced, so many tears that can't be erased.

You taught me so many things, values that I still hold. The lessons that you left me, are worth than than their price in gold. My heart was so broken when you went away, I wanted you to stay with me, but you left me Christmas Day. I never understood why you went away.

Even now as years go past, I miss you more than ever. Things can never be the same, now that we're not together. You were the one who gave me hope, the strength to carry on, but I never thought I'd have to do it on my own.

The things I wish I'd said, the things I wish I'd done. I want you to be proud, you raised a very special son. I have my own son now, I wish that you you could see, all the things that you taught me, he reflects from me.

I know one day we'll be together again, I just just don't know how how or when. I know you want me to be in peace, but since you left, there's no release. Dad you on you left me before Valentine's Day. God called you home with him to stay, but I will never forget your touch, and how you loved me oh so much.

Now I have a family and I wish so much that you could see, how beautiful they really are, your bright and beautiful stars. Gabriel my son you never knew, but I make sure he knows about you. My grand-daughter Alex who is small and sweet, you never had the chance to meet. Our reunion in heaven will be so sweet, when God allows us again to meet.

My daughter Heather still remember you and all the things you used to do. You made such a difference in our lives. You gave us dignity and pride. You showed us how to be so strong, but it's really hard now that your gone.

When you left my world fell apart, I lost the biggest piece of my heart. I never thought I could carry on, I felt so empty and all alone. Then looking down from above you saw may pain and in your love, you sent someone special to be with me, and her love has set me free. Together she helps me carry one, now I don't feel so all alone. Day by day we carry through, but we never forget about you.

Growing up in my young life, I thought you would always be there, I lived my life like a child, free and without cares. Then one day you were gone. I have never hurt so much. I missed the closeness that we shared and I miss your tender touch.

I miss you calling me angel, everything about you. I wish that you didn't have to go. Life is so hard without you. But all the things you taught me has stayed with me through the years. But every time I think of you my eyes still fill with tears.

So Merry Christmas, Mom And Dad, I miss you oh so much. Rest in peace in Gods sweet arms until I again feel your touch.

In sweet loving memory of Dominga Leya Bautista and Willie De Leon Bautista, Sr.

I will love and miss you always,

Your son, Gabriel Edwardo (Angel) Bautista, Sr. and Gabriel Jose Bautista, Jr.

For those of you who have lost a loved one and struggle through the holidays, know that they are always with you and the sweet memories will always remain.

Thanks for reading this hub, Please leave a comment, this is a very hard time for me.

Warmest Regards and Happy Holidays, Gabriel Angel Bautista, Sr. and Family




The years have gone by and it's not any easier. I still forget when im buying presents that you're not here anymore. Certain songs that come on the radio a familiar scent, a dress I know you would love.. I call your number just to hear your voice. They gave me your clothes, they still have your scent. I don't want them cleaned because they smell like you. I look at the last picture we took together. How happy we were. I cried every time you left. and you always promised to come back, but then you had the stroke and I never saw you again until you died.

I miss you, mom. I miss all the things we did, all the things we did together, I miss you. I love you.

I still haven't learned to deal with you being gone.


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      carol marks 

      6 years ago

      my dad died on january the 1st 11yrs ago and my mum died 4 days before my birthday 18yrs ago, i get really upset at this time of year as i can no longer go and visit them to give them there presents, they will both always be in my heart and missed by all the family xxx

    • christalluna1124 profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Dallas Texas


      I am so sorry for your is devastating. I have had 11 people in my family die in the past 13 months. My baby sister 34, is dying right now of cancer. I lost my father on thanksgiving and my birthday, they were on the same day. my nephew died in an accident in which he burned to death. I know the pain and emptiness never gors away. i try to remember the good times I had with them. take care sister and God bless and keep you.

      warmest regards,


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      7 years ago

      I lost my brother on Nov 10th 2010. He was only 42.

      Then on Jan 1st My oldest sister had two brain anerysns.

      She is alive today due to lots of prayer. She has a long ways to go.

      On February 8th at 11:25 pm My Dad took his final breath, eight minutes later my Mom took hers. Mom and Dad were married for 62 years and they walked that last mile together. We were very blessed that they both were at home, they were very blessed that they got to go together. I will never stop missing them.

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      7 years ago

      God bless you and all of us who feel so very lost without our Mom and Dad. I miss them so much and there is a huge hole that can only be filled when we're together again. Thanks Gabriel, for the beautiful tribute. I feel so much the same way.

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      7 years ago

      Death is more universal than life. Cause everyone dies but not everyone can live...

      Your parents are living in your thoughts now and forever...

    • christalluna1124 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Dallas Texas


      i am so sorry for your loss. No matter how long it has been it always hurts. I am glad that my poem touched you so deeply. This page will be updated this month for Christmas this year. I hope to see you again soon.

      Warmest regards,


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      Jackie Radford 

      8 years ago

      I lost my Mom April 2009 and my Dad June 2010, I miss them so much that it hurts! I got closer to my Dad when my Mom died and I am thankful for that! Thank you for this poem it made me cry and happy at the same time! I am the youngest of four boys

      God bless

    • christalluna1124 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Dallas Texas

      Nick and Habee,

      Merry Christmas and I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God will give you strength and comfort in these days to come and the holidays.

      Happiest of holidays,


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      8 years ago

      I miss you mommy. This is my first Christmas without you...I'm not sure if there is a God any more. I hope I took good care of you when you got sick, if I seemed frustrated at times I promise I didn't mind. I will make you proud every day...I'm glad I was your son.

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      Holle Abee 

      8 years ago from Georgia

      Very touching. I lost my dad in 2001 and my mom just last year. They both LOVED the holidays so much - I miss them especially during this time of year.

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      Tammy Lochmann 

      8 years ago

      May you find peace and joy this Holiday Season.

    • christalluna1124 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Dallas Texas

      I am writing this for a very special person. He lost his Father on valentine's day, his grandmother on Christmas Eve, and His mother on Christmas Day. He is suffering a lot during the holidays like I do with the absence of my father. Thank you for your time.

      Warmest Regards,



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