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To My Zoe, On Your Third Birthday

23 Mar

Zoe, a month shy of three years old.

Dear Zoe, 

Today you turned three years old.  Three years!  In one way I feel like you’ve  been a part of my life forever; I can’t seem to wrap my head around how I managed life without knowing this kind of love.  On the other hand, these three years have come so quickly.  Too quickly.  Didn’t I just give birth to you?  That beautiful Spring day in Texas,  laboring in my home surrounded by my family.  What a special day that was.  I can still feel the weight of your tiny, little body, fresh from my womb, in my arms.  Meeting you overwhelmed me.  Thank you.  Thank you for picking us.  I wonder, did you look down from heaven and say, that’s her, that’s the mommy for me.  I know, for certain, that you are the right girl for me.  And I will always be thankful for the life that has come to me through yours.   Continue reading

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