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Couple’s Corner : Meet Our Fathers

>> Jun 10, 2010

This time is our fathers’ turn. Of course we love our fathers. Without them, we won’t be here, right? They also work hard for fulfilling all family needs. We do need a father figure in our life, someone that tells wisdom words and gives protection and guidance to the whole family.

My Father

Gumirang is my father’s name. He’s 75 years old now and we live together at the same house. Not like my mother, my father is a calm and quiet person. There are many things of my father that I admire. He’s a man with a high discipline to himself. Until now, he always keeps his health, his healthy food and daily schedule. At his work place, he’s famous for his integrity and honesty. He’s a ‘clean’ person. Do you know what can happen for a ‘clean’ person in a government institution at that time? He had hard times and a few years before he was retired, he didn’t get a place in any structural position anymore.

One thing that I admire of my father is, he loved my mother very much. After he’s not working anymore, he totally accompanied my mother. After my mother passed away in 1999, he can let her go in peace and then continues the life. He’s also a religious person, he always do ritual prayers every day at a mosque near the house. Wish him good health in many years to come…

My Father in-law
I’ve written a little about my father in-law in my last post. Abah Kaseh is actually 84 years now; I made a mistake in writing his age. He’s healthy, but he already can’t hear well. It’s a pity that he doesn’t like using a hearing aid. When we want to communicate, we must talk very loud near his ear or writing it on a paper, hahaha.

As mentioned before, he prefers lives in his own home, but he also often visits his children. When my mother in-law was still healthy, they both run a gold jewelry store. After she passed away, the hard times came to my hubby’s family, as my father in-law had financial problem. The store must be sold to handle all medical cost. Then he became a farmer and a seller in the market.

Like my father, I guess he loved his wife very much. He's also a religious person. After my mother in-law died in 1986, he’s never got married again. Our fathers are loyal men, right? Wish him good health, too…

20 komentar:

eNeS June 10, 2010 at 2:08 PM  

Nyempatin mampir nih mbak, di tengah kesibukan.

Kayaknya kita patut belajar dari orangtua dulu. Mereka mencintai pasangannya sampai mati. Kalo jaman sekarang, baru aja dua bulan ditinggalin, langsung nyari lagi deh, hehehe....

ACmomCee June 10, 2010 at 6:40 PM  

oh yes! they are indeed loyal! and their being religious just shows how good they are as a father... wishing a longer life for your 2 fathers...

Love Of My Life June 10, 2010 at 7:48 PM  


Hello friends thanks for the nice post I love it, Just dropping by here to say hello and hope you drop by my page too.

eleanor June 10, 2010 at 7:49 PM  


Halo my friend visit me also

bisnis n hobby June 10, 2010 at 10:04 PM  

mampir sini mbak, setelah lama ngga OL. salam

Cheqna June 10, 2010 at 10:31 PM  


May they both always be blessed with good health n good life..

Johnson Manurung June 10, 2010 at 10:36 PM  

figur Ayah yang dapat menjadi contoh bagi kita semua. Salam hormat.

Mommy Liz June 11, 2010 at 8:05 AM  

Yup, must be loyal and faithful. your father in law is 84 and still alive and kicking huh. and your father is 74. Men live longer in your family. You're so lucky to have a clean father, clear conscience and honest father figure. My father was the same, so honest..no wonder we didn't get rich, hehhee! Thanks for joining Lina

eNeS June 11, 2010 at 11:39 AM  

Mampir lagi nih mbak...
Cuma mo ngasih kabar, ada ewot di Sastra Culun, ambil ya....

Rinda June 11, 2010 at 4:48 PM  

huy bunda mmpir lagi nie aq,,^_^
sm bun aq juga lagi byk tugas kuliah plus males jg sometimes,,br oel lg nie bun after 4 day busy with my task ~_~

amienn wish father's bunda good health always....~_~

harto June 11, 2010 at 7:49 PM  

patut di contoh niiih... semoga diberikan kekuatan, kesehatan dan umur panjang.
salam hormat.

odonk's June 12, 2010 at 8:45 AM  

memang ayah adalah panutan...
musti di contoh..

Edwin's Personal Blog June 12, 2010 at 9:56 AM  

great to have a father like yours, mb lina. thanks for getting us to know him..

Blog Ekspor Impor June 12, 2010 at 9:58 AM  

we have thing in common: having one parent left. never let them down while we still have them with us..

NENSA MOON June 12, 2010 at 1:46 PM  

Hi Lina,

wishing your father n also your father in law will have a long long life with full of joy, healthy n happiness...

buret June 12, 2010 at 3:43 PM  

loyalitas yang sangat tinggi, merupakan panutan bagi setiap keluarga. semoga keluarga mba Lina diberikan kesehatan wal afiat, dan kebahagiaan selalu.

eden June 12, 2010 at 5:03 PM  

Hi, Lina!

Nice to know about your father and FIL. Thank you for sharing

Glanchaser@flixnn.tk June 12, 2010 at 5:28 PM  

what a wonderful story from your lovely family! thanks for sharing.. just followed your blog. tHanks!

Coretanku June 12, 2010 at 8:48 PM  

Aku translate dulu yo Mbak...Hehe...

Lady Patchy June 15, 2010 at 11:59 AM  

you have a wonderful story about your fathers. they really are such good men.
thanks for sharing

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