Thursday, November 29, 2007

Happy 8th Birthday Squeeker!

Today Squeeker turned 8 years old. I look back in amazement and wonder where did the time go. How did 8 years go by so fast???

He astonished me tonight. It was around 9:15, 20 minutes from the actual time of his birth (9:35pm -- right in the middle of Ally McBeal -- my favorite show at the time!). We were running late from Cub Scouts tonight because the Pack Meeting ran over. He came into the kitchen and said: "Mom, I just want to thank you for everything. We are all in this family because of you and I want you to know that I love you." How did this happen???? How did I raise such a sweet 8 year old boy???? God's abounding grace and mercy flooded me a few minutes ago and I knew it was not anything I did, except that moment in September of 2002 when I fully put my trust in God. I handed Him Squeeker and said: "Here God, he's yours, I can't protect him from getting hurt, You have to." From that moment on, I put my trust in God that he would help me to guide him, protect him, but most of all, to love him. I owe my wonderful son to my faith in God, because without him, I am nothing.

2 comments:

Keva said...

Congrats on being home with your little one. We are hoping things go quickly, but NOT holding our breath. Thank you for your comment.

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