A quick happy to share

April 3, 2010 at 8:53 AM 2 comments

My friend and I used to call anything that happened to us that made us happy a happy or happies – we changed the adjective into a noun.

So today, just a quick happy to share…

On Hailey’s 4 month birthday, I received the best, unexpected present in the mail.

New pictures of Hailey that I had never seen before! I don’t think there is anything better. When you lose a child, the pictures you have are the pictures you have. There will never be anymore. I remember feeling sad the day I uploaded the last images I had of Hailey to my 3rd facebook album containing her pictures.

But then, when we came back from her memorial service and our stay back home, I had our pictures from Now I Lay Me Down to sleep. New pictures when I thought there would be no more. Another gift with perfect timing.

And then almost 3 months since Hailey passed, I really thought I would never see or have any new pictures of her.

But I was wrong! My mom had taken pictures (on her ancient 35mm camera) of Hailey and us during her stay here right before Hailey passed away, and she just managed to send them to me now. I thought perhaps it would have been late timing, but God made it just right.

What a perfect present for me on Hailey’s birthday. Again, new pictures when I thought there would be no more.

It’s like seeing her again for the first time. Remembering more memories of her. They bring me back to her again. Seeing those new photos bring a new excitement and a new joy.

Definitely a happy. 🙂

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Remembering the ulimate loss and sacrifice today Happy Easter!

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. jaybee1221  |  April 3, 2010 at 9:13 AM

    yay! 🙂 i like this. and i like calling good things a happy. 🙂

    Reply
  • 2. ileamarie  |  April 3, 2010 at 12:09 PM

    This is the greatest happy I heard all day 🙂

    You know, I think I first heard that phrase on Buffy…. 🙂

    Reply

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"God gives, God takes. God's name be ever blessed." ~Job 1:21

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