Letters

Toddler wedding dress portrait session

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A photo shoot with my toddler in my wedding dress Six years ago, I found the perfect ivory lace wedding dress off the rack at a bridal shop in Nashville, Tennessee. No alterations were needed and I was thankful since I desperately wanted a fall wedding. I […]

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Dear Lillian, It’s His breath in our lungs

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His Breath in Your Lungs Normally, I have a hard time falling asleep because of the loud frogs croaking and the cicadas chirping outside of my window. The other night, I woke up to the sweetest sound. The sound of you breathing deeply. You have ninja-like moves […]

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Chasing fireflies

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“Mommy! Mommy! Mommy! Look! Fireflies! They’re dancing and they sparkle like stars!” I looked up from my computer screen, hands aching, eyes blurry and just all around weary. As my eyes focused on you, my mind wandered back in time to my childhood. We’d capture those lightning […]

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Don’t forget to flap those wings

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Dear Lillian, We recently ventured out to some beautiful gardens. You were intrigued by the water features. As your fingers gently skimmed the top of the reflecting pool, the water started to ripple. It was slow at first, but then you were dancing your fingers along the […]

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Get lost in a moment…

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Dear Lillian, Sometimes we just have to get lost. Lost in the music on a drive. Lost on a walk. Lost while swinging. The other night you wanted a moment to be silent and swing after your dance recital. I think you wanted to get lost in […]

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Let a kid be a kid…

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Dear Lillian, A dear friend said something the other day and it touched me deeply. I was on a group phone conversation for a bible study. We were discussing fears within ourselves and we all agreed that we have the fear of inadequacy. This is stemmed from […]

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Dear Lillian, I’m afraid to close my eyes

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I blinked and you are now 3.5. I’m afraid to blink again for I fear you’ll be 23. I’m afraid to miss more moments with you. Summer is in full swing. I chose to not put you in childcare this summer and I chose to not have […]

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Dear Lillian, don’t be discouraged…

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The enemy is going to tell you you’re not good enough. The enemy is going to tell you that you’ll fail…that it won’t happen…that it’s not possible. The enemy has been speaking these lies into my head for the past week and I’ve been starting to believe […]

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Dear Lillian, Embrace your free spirit

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I have to admit. I’m a bit spastic on a daily basis. Case and point: today I forgot your shoes for school. If it wasn’t for the fact that I was picking up your friend to take to school today, I would have sent you shoeless…with unbrushed […]

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Dear Lillian, I watched your beautiful feet…

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Looking back at my old blog… I ran across AN OLD POST I wrote about the tiny feet I saw on your anatomy ultrasound. I started tearing up because you’ve already made it through half of the things I listed and so much more. I watched you […]

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