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Magical Monday

Today is my son Max’s ninth birthday. I can hardly believe how quickly the time has gone by. Exactly two years and four days later on November 15, 2006 I had my second child, Sophia. Becoming a mother has been the most amazing thing I have ever done and ever will do. I am amazed by how much love and compassion a mother can have for her children and am truly, utterly blessed by their love and presence in my life.

Today, I dedicate this beautiful post to my children, Max and Sophia, who mean the world to me and who I can hardly wait to share the world with them.  I look forward to not only being their loving, supportive mother but being their teacher to live a life with a loving, open mind and heart towards others.   

All those photos were taken in October near the St. Croix River and at a nearby Apple Orchard in Minnesota.

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Happy Birthday Max and Sophia!  May the world be yours to discover and embrace!

19 comments

  1. They are beautiful and the photos are magnificent. Enjoy every moment; I miss that age and wish I could do it all over again.

    My son’s name was almost Max (came in second place to Jordan) so we named our cat Max. If we had a girl her name would have been Elizabeth (after my grandmother) Sophie (after my two great-grandmothers; my middle name is Shifra after them.)

    We have more in common than we knew!

    Happy Birthday to them!

    • Love this! Yes, I agree time goes so fast. I’ve been fortunate to have been able to stay at home with them. The early years were very hard as I was so isolated and I missed working but now I’m glad I got that special time with them! 🙂

    • They are really special! Of course every mom says that about her children but they really are sweet, nice kids with lots of love, compassion for others and smiles. 🙂

      • Thanks for sharing this with me Nicole. I will hop over there right now and take a peek. I certainly understand the need for healing when someone you love is dealing with cancer.

      • Thanks LuAnn. It is nice to have my own private space to write about this stuff. My family reads thirdeyemom so I can’t be as open. Today my dad gets his port put in and chemo starts next Tuesday when I arrive in AZ.

      • My prayers are with you and your family. Your father seems so much like Terry so, without having met him, I feel he will do well. You need to do a better job of taking care of yourself than I did. 😉 We caregivers and family members sometimes forget about ourselves along the way. Sending much love your way. 🙂

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