1.18.2013

Happy 59th Birthday



 Dear Mom,
One more year until you turn 60 mom, how did that happen. Sixty is the new forty! (Hope it’s ok that I just told the world your age :) ) I seriously don’t know what I did to deserve you, but I am so glad that God decided to give you to me anyway. I have never met a more selfless, compassionate, giving human being than you. I am constantly in awe of the way that you always think of others before yourself and will stop what you are doing at the drop of a hat if someone needs you, no matter the inconvenience to you.
Thank you for showing me a perfect picture of unselfishness.
I love that you take an interest in every aspect of my life. Ok, sometimes maybe not so much of an interest would be ok… Hehehe just kidding! But seriously, you care about everything I care about, truly and deeply. Whatever I am passionate about you want to know more about. I love that about you… I love that you care so much, and in a way it’s another way you get to know me. And that means the world to me.
Thank you for being interested and invested in me.
I love how you love my husband like he is your very own. That you do for him on holidays- and every day- just as much as you do for me. That you pray for him and worry about him and care about him so much. That you value him. It speaks volumes and it teaches us all so much about the heart of Christ.
Thank you for treating him as my equal.
I love how you love my kid and I love how she loves you. I have never seen a more pure, true love between grandparent and grandchild as you have with my baby. Just the mere mention of your name has her jumping for joy. You bring us all JOY, Mom. They know you are always there for them and I love the security they will have in that always.
Thank you for loving each of them so passionately.
I love how you support us- our dreams, our passions, our entire lives. You support us even when you don’t understand us. You trust us, and that means more to us than you will ever know. I love how even though we packed up and moved across the country and you are devastated, you are still thinking of ways to help us, to make things easier for us. You are always thinking of us! You are the most supportive, amazing person on the planet.
Thank you for allowing me to spread my wings and fly, always knowing you are there to catch me if I fall.
Thank you for being you. I don’t deserve it, but boy am I grateful for it. I love you more than you will ever know, and I really hope I am living a life that makes you proud.
Happy Birthday to the most beautiful woman on the planet, inside and out. Praying this year brings a cup overflowing and dreams coming true. Love you so so so so very much.


3 comments

  1. My dad turns 59 next month! My boyfriend says for his sixtieth birthday he's going to buy him a cane. ;)

    Happy birthday to your mom! Such a sweet post. :)

    Chloe
    http://rainbowsandhoneysuckle.blogspot.com/

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  2. Moms are the best! I hope yours has a wonderful birthday!

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  3. Awe, how awesome it is to have a wonderful mother like that. Not everyone is so lucky. Its also great that you see that and can tell her this!


    Heather from Mommy Only Has 2 Hands

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