Saturday, August 22, 2009

When I look at you I don't see...

More mouths to feed,

more bills to pay,

more worries,

more pains,

more hassles,

more cost,

more burdens

or more work.

What I see is...

A chance,

a hope,

a promise,

a choice,

a person,

a dream,

a life,

a blessing,

a gift.



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15 comments:

Blessed Mom of 8 said...

Beautiful!

How is Travis making out?

How are you holding up?

Thinking of you and sending big HUGS!

Love you,
Jill

Holly said...

and THAT, my friend, is why God chose you...AGAIN!

Are These Kids All Yours? said...

Love it! Because it is sooo true!

Dardi said...

Joe gave me a frame that a woman specially makes by hand with Punkie's pic right in the middle shortly after she came into our lives. It reads:

"Lord, look down from heaven above & bless this special child with love. Protect & guide this little one, until each & every day is done. Remind us often that it's true: this little life is a GIFT from you. A miracle You've sent our way; Lord bless this little child today."

For sure..........

Gardenia said...

... and LOTS and LOTS of LOVE. Just such a beautiful picture too.

Melinda said...

That was awesome!! Thank you for posting this Amy, you have blessed me yet again with your heart and your words. Love ya friend!!!

One Big Fat Sugar Mama said...

Had Eli's Gotcha Party today and I felt the same way. Wish you lived closer to me. Love you

Renee said...

I love this!!!!

trustandobey said...

Those of us who have tasted and seen, know this is true. Adoption is a gift!

Kim said...

Amen!

His Hands His Feet Today said...

and another resounding AMEN! :)

Bethany said...

Love it!!! It absolutely shows how I feel. :)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for refocusing my perspective...It gets a little "off" sometimes in the day to day! :o)

Lisa H.

Amy Cherise said...

Beautiful. I will never forget this post. Sweet blessings!!

Dawn and Dale said...

This made me cry!!

Thank you!!