My Dad, Donald Repsher, passed away peacefully this afternoon. I give thanks to all of my friends around the world who’ve been praying for him.

Author's dad Donald Repsher

It was a long journey of letting go. We know that he has now met Jesus face to face and is able to finally once again do one of his favorite activities – hike up mountains, this time with more energy and ease than ever before. The Holy Spirit gave me a vision of this when I was praying for him after he broke his neck exactly four years ago.

Come to think of it, he’s had a four-year-long Advent season. And now he has entered the Eternal Christmas!

Because today is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the timing is evidence that the Mother of Jesus was with him as he entered into the arms of the Divine Father. Even though my dad did not know the Blessed Mother because of his Protestantism, he met her today. Thanks to the timing, I’m sure of it. All the rosaries that my husband and I and many friends prayed for him made a difference, and I have zero doubt about this. The timing is Our Mother’s very comforting message to us.

Plus today Pope Francis announced a Year of Saint Joseph. What an awesome “coincidence”! My father has moved into the arms of the Divine Father on the same day that Saint Joseph is suddenly given extra attention. We can be sure that my dad met Saint Joseph today.

My mom, who was only able to visit him once a week, got to see him yesterday. Of course we had no idea it would be his last day. His last words to her were: “I love you.” He had been too weak to talk much, and what he said was too quiet to hear well. But he said “I love you” loud and clear. We thank God for helping him give Mom this farewell gift.

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Paulo Nawalu
Paulo Nawalu
December 9, 2020 4:53 am

Dear Mrs Modica;

May your dad RIP.
What a variety of instances happening at the amazing perfect moment; he must be blessed through your surplus intercessions….!

Your in Christ Jesus,
paulo nawalu

Lourdes Fordham (Liddy)
Lourdes Fordham (Liddy)
December 9, 2020 2:32 am

Hi Terry, my sincere condolences to you and your family. Your Dad is now in the Heavenly Realms and may His Soul RIP.
What a beautiful farewell parting for your Mom “I love You”. May he pray for all of us as we continue to pray for all the Souls departed.
May God bless you and your family abundantly and Our Mother Mary cover you all with Her Mantle.
Much love

December 8, 2020 11:49 pm

Dear Terri and family. Eternal Rest grant unto him O Lord and let Perpetual Light shine upon him. May his dear soul Rest In Peace.