September 08, 2010

The Miracle of Life

I touched heaven today.

I touched the tenderness, the purity, and the innocence in the soft skin, chubby cheeks, and wondering eyes of a baby fresh from heaven.

I witnessed the strongest bonds of all that exist.

The love of a family.

The love of a mother, a father, and a child.

A new chain connects generations into eternity. I am a link in that chain. I can connect generations into the past. My own parents and grandparents. I link the future with my son, his wife, and now with the precious gift of a child.

I am so filled with gratitude and humility for this gift that the world received today as another baby entered offering hope and pure love for the future.

And I became a grandmother.

I rejoice at this blessing a kind and loving Heavenly Father has given me. Allowing me to witness, hold, and cherish one of the countless miracles in my life.

P.S. It's a girl! One day old Tabitha


Andy and Robyn said...

YEA-YEA-YEA!!! :) Congrats-I bet she is beautiful! :)

Nick and Amera said...

So awesome!!! Congrats!! I cant wait to see picts!! And of course I still read your blog! I miss you and love you. glad to hear your doing so well. Keep up the climb, your doing amazing.

Teresa said...

That is so exciting!! A newborn is so sweet and wonderful. Cant wait to hear more about it. Have a great day!

Mel and Angus said...

Congrats! I love being a grandma. We just got our third grandchild with one more on the way. Life is good!

carolyn said...

Congrats! Nothing better than being a grandma. How are you feeling? Enjoy that baby.

Rosemary said...

beautiful sentiment, almost thought I was reading a poem

Anonymous said...

I added myself to follow your blog. You are more than welcome to visit mine and become a follower if you want to.

God Bless You ~Ron

Deborah said...

She is so amazingly gorgeous! Congratulations!

Anonymous said...

I would like to read a bit more soon. By the way, rather nice design this blog has, but what do you think about changing it every few months?

Anonymous said...

I know I'm late getting here but congratulations! Although I am a bit concerned about how that bow is stuck to her little head - superglue? ;D

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