Friday, February 10, 2012

Like his daddy

My boy wants to be like his daddy. And I pray that he continues to cling to that example, trust God like his daddy, and grows to live intentionally and courageously.

Ben is 2. It's hard to see past the noise, messes, babble, and sweetness at times. But this season will pass. My boy will grow up. He'll become taller and stronger and more confident. He'll find passions and he'll make friends. He'll learn about the world around him and the God our family chooses to serve.

If he becomes patient and kind like his daddy, I'll be a happy momma. If he loves and serves people like his daddy, the world will be a better place. If he chooses what is right like his daddy, his community will be grateful. If he encourages his wife to be a better version of herself like his daddy does me, his family will thrive.

My boy, embrace the example your daddy is because there really isn't a better man to want to be like.

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  1. This is absolutely precious. You should scrapbook this. It gave me goosebumps.

  2. This made me cry. Mothers do that you know. It was a cry that says I am so thankful he found you. I love that you love my son. I could not ask for more than that. I love you, Peggy

  3. I'm not really anonymous, just hit the wrong button. Couldn't see through the tears.

  4. KristinHillTaylor11/14/2013 7:46 PM

    So, Holly, I finally came back to this post. Because I'm scrapbooking it. Yes, one year and nine months later.