But y'all showed up big and strong and in ways for which I am eternally grateful. Thank you for taking time out of your busy moments and caring. Jesus in the flesh is what you are - your texts, emails, blog comments, acts of service, gifts . . . so very touching.
Thank you for loving us so hard and so well.
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After I took Clara to school Monday, I came home to this outside my kitchen window. Balloons and a card on Chance's tree. . .
Baby blue flowers, a sweet card, and our fav - Chick-fil-a chocolate chip cookies. . .
Beautiful sunflowers. . .
Delicious brownies (with chocolate chips!!) . . . Love the balloons at the bottom of the note and the "Choose joy" at the top. . .
My sweet friend, Jenna, texted me this picture and I about lost my mind. To see our friends kids visiting our son is one of the best gifts . . . touches me to my core. . .
Little trucks and a thoughtful note. . .
Beautiful flowers on his grave. . .
We made a visit on Monday at approximately 5:00pm, right around the time Chance was born last year. All decked out in blue, of course. We attempted a family selfie, but this is about as good as it gets. I love these pictures so much, though. . .
We brought balloons to release. Blue for Chance and other little boys who have gone to heaven, and a pink for a sweet daughter/mommy who died of cancer last year. My parents gave us the other two balloons and I love the words . . . Our God is an awesome God and Thinking of you, today, tomorrow and forever. . .
I felt a sense of sweet relief after our visit. There is something about being there, as a family, that just brings deep peace to my soul. God is so generous in His gift of peace, no? Sometimes we just have to push through the yuck and the pain to discover it again.
Thank you, each and every one of you, for the way you love.