Strange timing, I know. All those birthdays, about 10 if I counted everyone right. My birthday is the only birthday in the family that is not in the fall including both my daughters in law. The upcoming family visit next week will be spent celebrating six of those big days, among lots of other things. …
The other day I looked out of my bedroom window to find her standing on top of this rock in the back yard. She is a very cautious dog so to see her just casually standing there struck me funny. I snapped this photo of her through my window so it’s not the clearest but you can certainly see her proudly overlooking her domain.
“We should say to each of our children~
Do you know what you are? You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never been another child like you. Your legs, your arms, your clever fingers, the way you move. You may become a Shakespeare, a Michelangelo, a Beethoven. You have the capacity for anything. Yes, you are a marvel. And when you grow up, can you then harm another who is, like you, a marvel?”