Yesterday I was jamming to Christmas music on Pandora.
My station had just wrapped up NSync's version of Merry Christmas/Happy Holiday.
I had just revisited every Christmas event from all 4 years of high school and giggled a lot.
Then I heard the very familiar beginning of one of the greatest songs ever.
In piano solo.
Immediately tears crept into the corners of my eyes.
And I smiled.
I listened to the resonating notes as the verses led into each other and I let the tears roll down my cheeks.
It is such a simple song.
Simple melody and nothing complicated lyrically.
But it strikes a chord deep in my heart and soul and it makes me happy,
but I cry tears at the same time.
And it makes me think only of my Papaw.
As the holidays approach I get a little bit more sad that my sweet Papaw isn't here anymore.
I miss him a lot more often.
I wish he was here to see Hayes and Elizabeth in action.
More than anything, I'd love to call and hear his voice.
Oh, how I long for the day when I'll see him again.