After four and a half
months of bedrest that included...
sneaking out to Hoss's for lunch
and holding on....
You arrived on July 6, 1995.
You had "that face".
The family resemblance was undeniable.
Our hearts were captured immediately.
Of course the months of concern for you had
bonded us in a way that nothing else could
Today, around lunchtime, you will officially have
lived outside my womb for 16 years.
By that time we should know if you are the proud
bearer of a driver's permit.
You have never been one to
wait until tomorrow
This might explain all of the
schoolwork at midnight to
ensure an early graduation.
Oh, dear girl....
I thought we gave you way too
much to accomplish.
But you did it...
I am so proud of you.
Your Daddy is too.
We love our precious girl.
You have so many dreams and goals
it is hard to keep up with you.
Lately we hear you are working toward
a career in songwriting.
Perhaps with a side as a Cafe owner
or Dessert Chef.
Who knows, my darling.
You are talented beyond words and
I am so excited to see what God has
in store for you.
My prayer is always that you
continue your walk of Faith.
As you encourage me by your dedication
to the Word may you be an example to
if the Lord grants them to you.
I am, as always,
trying to keep up with you.
Wouldn't trade you
for anyone else!
You are exactly who
God made you to be.