Thursday, July 28, 2011

One year ago today, I held a piece of heaven.

Sweet Amelia,

It was just one year ago I held you in my arms for the first time.
One year ago today that I held a piece of heaven.

Words cannot describe how very much I miss you now, and how empty my arms, my heart, and our family is without you here with us. Not a second goes by that we don't think of you, love you or long for you. Not a moment that I don't praise God for giving you to me, my sweet blessing of rain drops and butterflies.

Today on your earthly birthday, I can't help but wonder what amazing things you have seen and are being shown to you today, as you sit at Jesus' feet. I pray that to you it will seem like just moments before I am with you again.

There is so much more on my heart today sweet girl.
Yet somehow, I know that there is no need to say a word of it, no need to send up a balloon with a message perfectly penned in love for you, no need to toil over the words until they are just so, because I know you already know all that is in my heart. We remain connected you and I; mother and daughter.

You are never more than a whisper away sweet baby.

Love,
Mommy

5 comments:

Lori said...

I know I hardly ever comment (heck, even write on my own blog much anymore because time is so, so short!) but I wanted to just let you know I was thinking of you and your heart today.This post is beautiful. Just beautiful. Thinking of you all this week, especially today, and in the days to come as I know they will be bittersweet.

Know that God brings healing in siblings, though...never, ever replacements. He didn't replace Job's children like He doubled everything else because God knows, children are NOT replaceable. He just held them in Heaven with Him, while giving Job more children to enjoy on earth.

And one sweet day, we will be with ALL of our precious babies.

Lots of prayers!

Courtney Roth said...

Happy Birthday Miss Amelia!! Today is your day! Happy 1st birthday baby girl. <3

Joanna said...

What a lovely way to celebrate.

Jennifer said...

Sweet, sweet Amelia, Not a day goes by that I don't think of you too because of my own Amelia! I think of you and my Eli in heaven! I know your birthday party was beyond comprehension yesterday! Happy Birthday sweet girl!

Stacy said...

this is absolutely beautiful. I love the picture of you and her Your words about a mother and daughter and the picture of the connection you & Amelia have...amazing.