Posted at 6:57 pm , on July 26, 2015
We have a new baby,a brand new girl,all exactly 4 pounds of her adorable determined tiny self. Our daughter went through a lot and was being prepared for a C-Section when she decided no! I’m doing it my way. Her umbilical cord,she wore like a scarf. Wrapped around her neck and one arm. She makes 10 grandchildren for us!
She is in her own little room in the hospital,800 long miles away,not even aware who we are yet,but we are sending a lot of prayers her way. In my thoughts through the night,I pictured her angel beside her at all times,never once leaving her side the minute she was born.
No pictures have been sent yet. The night was hectic,frantic,scary and Momma is strong but tired. So we wait. Wait to see a photo of her show up on our phones. Wait to see when she will be able to go home.Wait to travel to see her in a little over a month.
So we wait. We say many prayers. We rejoice!
Posted at 2:48 pm , on January 7, 2014
There once was a little girl who dug in the dirt,who dug up worms,who walked in the long spiked grass. Who wandered around the beautiful flowers,who looked deep into their being. She observed the bee’s, the wasps,the ants and the ladybugs. She caught fireflies and ran through the dark nights with them stuck to her arms. She ran barefoot over rocks and busted hot tar bubbles with her toes. Who jumped in the pile of leaves and smelled in their earthy fragrance. Who climbed the trees,proud of the scratches on her knees and arms. She swung until she reached the highest height, then jumped with all her might,to fly free through the air. Handstands! Cartwheels! She rode her bike till the pedals went faster than her feet,then coasted,then faster,faster,fastest, until she slowed again. She looked up at the moon,the stars,the sun. She listened to the wind,the thunder,the rain. Who watched the lightening chase through the clouds in the sky. She caught snowflakes with her tongue.Who made snow angels and a snowman. Who heard the crunch under her boots,felt the cold on her fingers and nose. Who came in each time to see you unable to ever walk or run or play. So she whispered in your ear of all the fun she wished you could have had that day. She breathed in the fragrance of your hair. Who held your hands and looked into your eyes. She whispered her love to you. There is now a grown woman looking up into the heavens,smiling. Who see’s you climbing,walking,running. She knows you are jumping,flying,smiling. She still whispers in your ear the most important words she ever said. I love you.