Thursday, April 23, 2009

Dance with my Father

"If I could get another chance
Another walk, another dance with him
I'd play a song that would never ever end
How I'd love love love to dance with my father again"

I'm not really a sentimental type of person, I don't even cry watching some tear-jerking movies. But there's only one thing that usually breaks my heart - a scene involving a father and a child (a daughter, most especially).

Last Saturday, we attended my cousin's wedding. My husband and I were cord sponsors, Chloe was a flower girl and my mom was a principal sponsor. During their program, my cousin danced with her father with a very beautiful background music that I can't help but got me teary-eyed. The music played was so touching that it somehow broke my heart. I was not able to dance with my father because he already passed away a year before. My last dance with my dad was when I was 18 years old - it was my debut.

Seated beside me at the reception was also another cousin of mine, and my aunt, and we were teasing each other because they were crying, too, haha! Anyway, I was very happy for my cousin because she was happy to see all her loved ones present on her big day.

I researched at the net the next day about that song played at the wedding and I found it! The title was Dance with My Father sang by Luther Vandross. I'm sharing with you the video and the lyrics (and our some of our pics, too) and I insist that you see & listen to the music. You can see some famous personalities in this video, too. The music is really beautiful and the message is so meaningful.

Wedding pic together with the bridal entourage

My Big smile :) & with Chloe (my husband took pics of us)


kittykat April 23, 2009 at 5:03 PM  

Hello Mommy Cookie..namiss gud kita..kumusta ka aman..ang gaganda at gwapo nyo naman sa mga photos niyo..

Love the song btw..hhmm another prospect if ever I get married someday..hahahaha

Umma April 23, 2009 at 5:45 PM  

Love this song... it brings tears to my eyes everytime I remember or hear this one.

Super cute talaga ni Chloe Mommy Cooks.. mana talaga sa Mommy.. me dalaga ka na pala.

Bogie April 23, 2009 at 5:59 PM  

may nalang wala ko didto kay basin ako ang nag una ug hilak sa inyong tanan.. ha.ha.ha..

maan April 23, 2009 at 7:43 PM  

hi te cooks! :-) perfect kaayo imo blog, tc te!

chubskulit April 23, 2009 at 11:59 PM  

pretty nyo namang magmommy..

Mummy Gwen April 24, 2009 at 2:53 AM  

I love this song too. Mommy and Chloe look so pretty there. :)

Madz April 24, 2009 at 4:39 AM  

huhuhuhu mkahilak man sab ta ani imo story Cooks uy... I can imagine the ambiance while hearing sniffles from everybody! hilak pod cguro ko ani uy, very touching man kau ba.....

niko April 24, 2009 at 11:12 AM  

oi dalaga na chloe mo cooks!!! ang laki niya na.. kakatuwa.. hehe

am currently listening to the song, hope hindi ako maiyak.. naku iyakin kaya ako dear! haahaha

Dhemz April 24, 2009 at 4:07 PM  

ganda ng song na ito Mommy Cooks..very sentimental....:) thanks for sharing...:)

love all the pics...bongga naman na wedding ito...ganda nyo talaga...para ka paring dalaga...hehehe..ano ba secret natin..super sexy ka pa din...hehehe!

*thanks pala sa visits and comments Mommy Cooks...much appreciated..kisses kay!

Maria April 25, 2009 at 12:10 AM  

Hello Mommy cooks. You look so fabulous and young sa imong picture dinhi. I love all the pictures you post.

I also post Solaris birthday pictures..

Anzu's Mum April 25, 2009 at 11:06 PM  

OMG na-touched naman ako sa song na yan... thanks for sharing.. di ko kasi alam ang song na yan pero its really a nice song. Na miss ko bigla dad ko... hoping to dance with him soon..

ganda talaga ni lil princess mo... ikaw din, hot momma =) Happy weekends... medyo magiging busy ako kasi andito kasi sis ko eh. BUt visit ako when i have time..

Cecile April 27, 2009 at 9:17 PM  

Another nice pictures of mother and daughter :-); thanks for sharing the song, too!

kikamz April 28, 2009 at 6:15 PM  

this is one of my favorite songs cooks... love the sentiments that go with it. sigh!

vivek November 9, 2010 at 8:13 PM  

Thanks for the Post, thanks for your useful Post. I will come back later !

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