It hangs in the air - like a mist - the small hand in mine - the growing arms reaching for a hug - the tea parties and dancing and adventures - always adventures.
Moments in time linger in my mind like snapshots and video clips. I still have a hard time looking through pregnancy magazines. All that was and can never be again - a swelling, wiggling belly - a soft bundle in my arms.
But when I sit and share on life's heart moments - anticipating the future of my college student, prep for high school with my daughter, sign-up for volunteer work for my missional 12 year old and listen to the sweet chatter of my 9 year old... the pain dulls and the heart swells.
Lord- let me never forget the sweet fragrance of these years too. Yesterdays may be gone, but memories live on. Today is here and must be lived while I'm in it ♥
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