My Dad

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Leonard Edward Baker
July 27, 1924 - March 6, 2001

Loving Husband of Muriel, Father of Pam and Gillian
Grandfather of Tracy, Christine, Robert,
Anthony, Kymberly & Michael
Great Grandfather of Katelyn, Joshua, Cole,
Piper, Zackary & Jakob.

 When someone we love becomes a memory,
that memory becomes a treasure !

My Father and Mother would have been married
54 years on March 15th, 2001

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This picture was taken 12 years ago.

If Tomorrow Starts Without Me

If tomorrow starts without me,
And I'm not there to see,
If the sun should rise and find your eyes
All filled with tears for me;
I wish so much you wouldn't cry
The way you did today,
While thinking of the many things
We didn't get to say.

I know how much you love me,
As much as I love you,
And each time that you think of  me,
I know you'll miss me too.
But if tomorrow starts without  me,
Please try to understand
That an angel came and called my  name,
And took me by the hand.
He said my place was ready,
In heaven far above,
And that I'd have to leave behind
All those I dearly love.

But as I turned to walk away,
A tear fell from my eye
For all my life, I'd always thought,
I didn't want to die.
I had so much to live  for,
So much left yet to do.
It seemed almost  impossible,
That I was leaving you.
I thought of all the yesterdays,
The good ones and the bad,
I thought of all the love we shared,
And all the fun we had.

If I could relive yesterday,
Just even for a while,
I'd say good-bye and kiss you
And maybe see you smile.
But then I fully realized,
That this could never be,
For emptiness and memories,
Would take the place of me.

And when I thought of worldly things,
I might miss come tomorrow,
I thought of you, and when I did,
My heart was filled with sorrow.
But when I walked through heaven's gates,
I felt so much at home.
When God looked down and smiled at me,
From His great golden throne,

He said, "This is eternity,
And all I've promised you."
Today your life on earth is past,
But here life starts anew.
I promise no tomorrow,
But today will always last,
And since each day's the same way
There's no longing for the past.
You have been so faithful,
So trusting and so true.
Though there were times
You did some things
You knew you shouldn't do.
But you have been forgiven
And now at last you're free.
So won't you come and take my hand
And share my life with me?

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