Sunday, January 15, 2012

Five Months

This beautiful little guy would have turned five-months-old today.

As I look at this photo (one I thought I had lost),
I so want to kiss that sweet little nose...that lovable face.
As I look at others,
I can still feel the weight of his body in my arms...
and the feel of his skin as I held him.
I'm grateful for that.

They say that grief looks differently for everyone.
Right now, it looks like smudges from kisses on the glass of two picture frames.
It looks like a pile of lego guys, parachutes, candy and even a gun given to a baby brother.
And, it looks like an ever-growing list of examples of God's faithfulness to us.

p.s. Tomorrow morning starts the Hello Mornings challenge.
It isn't too late to join if you'd like to join our Facebook group.


tasha said...

that last paragraph captures so much and is so poetic, mandy. you are a really good writer. and your giftedness in it communicates beautifully. i'm so glad you have those photographs and the vivid memories that are attached to them... praying for you and thinking of you this morning.

amyfaith said...

agreeing with tasha's comment. love & prayers continue from colorado.

Tammy said...

Praise God for your continued gratitude and memories of your baby boy. Praying for God to continue His work in your life as well as the Cru team.

Jen said...

Grief does have many faces but the only cure is through Jesus Christ. It is a long road that probably never ends but gets easier to walk on. Between such a wonderful husband and son you will have a better trip than most. Looking forward to that concert sometime.

Lynne said...

Continuing to pray for you. What a blessing to find the picture!

Andrea Bullok said...

So glad you found your missing pictures. What a treasure they are! Continued prayers of comfort to you as you miss your sweet baby. Thank you for continuing to share your journey!

Amanda B said...

Praying the Lord's peace, comfort and joy in the midst of sadness for you and your family today. Thank you for sharing your story and your faith with us.

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