Father’s Day can be a tough time for anyone who has lost his or her dad, no matter how much time has passed. The holiday can bring back sad memories for some people, as well as a painful reminder that Dad is no longer with them to celebrate. That said, you may take comfort in the fact that many other folks are going through the same thing as you. Some of them have chosen to use the day to honor the memory of their fathers. Whenever you feel ready, that may also be an option for you.
Reading quotes about remembering dads may be a good place for you to start. After all, you might not be ready to face a whole bunch of people right away on the holiday, especially if your father’s death was relatively recent. If that’s the case, it may feel like a safer and more comfortable choice for you to begin paying tribute to your beloved family member in the privacy and comfort of your home. If you find quotes that remind you of your dad and how you think he should be remembered, it may encourage you to come up with your own special messages to pay tribute to your one-of-a-kind dad.
From comforting quotes about dads who have passed away to quotes honoring important lessons taught by wonderful fathers, these messages and sayings serve as an important reminder of the big impact your father has had on you. Without his teachings, guidance, and love, you would not be who you are today. Those beautiful memories are certain to stick with you well into the future and beyond. Although your beloved dad is no longer here in person, you can ensure that he will never be forgotten.
Scroll below to find a Father’s Day quote to remember your dad below. If you want to share your favorite image with family and friends, you can choose a circular button just below the photo to send it to them instantly on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest.
Fathers Day In Heaven
"Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever." - Unknown
We may not know who first spoke these words, but one thing's for sure: They ring true in the hearts of many people who have lost a father. Quotes like these serve as an important reminder that the lessons our dads taught us are still with us — and that wisdom is not going anywhere.
Happy Fathers Day In Heaven
"Say not in grief 'he is no more,' but in thankfulness that he was." - Hebrew Proverb
This proverb may be years and years old, but it still resonates with so many people in this day and age. Even though it's heartbreaking when a loved one passes away, many people express gratitude for the memories of the person while they were still alive — especially the most meaningful ones.
Fathers Day In Heaven Images
"If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden." - Claudia Adrienne Grandi
This quote is especially touching for anyone who's ever gotten a flower from his or her dad. Fathers are full of sweet, touching gestures like that, aren't they? Although these moments may seem small at the time, they make a huge difference in the long run — even when they only live on in your heart.
Fathers Day In Heaven Poem
"My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it." - Clarence Budington Kelland
This is a wonderful quote for anyone with a dad who led by example. As we all know, it's one thing to say something and quite another to actually do it. All the fathers in the world who created a great pathway for their kids have left them one of the most valuable gifts of all.
Fathers Day For Dads In Heaven
"There are special people in our lives who never leave us — even after they are gone." - D. Morgan
This quote speaks firsthand to anyone who's lost a close loved one like a father. We know times like Father's Day can be especially challenging, but it may help to remember that your dad will always be in your heart — and no one can take that away from you.
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