Sunday, January 11, 2009

My daughter

'A daughter is a gift of love.'
~Unknown




'If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.'
~Chinese Proverb



This incredibly beautiful little girl is the child I hoped to have for many years. When you meet Grace in person you see qualities of serenity, peace, kindness and absolute love. Grace is the perfect name for her. I think her personality comes forth in photos, but I'm not sure. Grace has had many changes this year with going to China and getting a new brother and starting Kindergarten. She has faced them all head on. She loves William with all her heart. She adores school and is starting to read. Grace has an infectious laugh and it comes easily. She swims like a fish. She loves to have fun. She is a sensitive soul, just like her momma.

14 kind words:

Life with JJ, Starr and Spice said...

I love her honest and open face. I also love the description that you gave us of your sweet Grace. What an amazing child and what an amazing mama!

amy said...

she is just precious

Rhonda said...

That hair is killer! Love the little top---almost bought it for my girl....Love your blog!!!

~Rhonda

Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

Grace is soooo BEAUTIFUL..
HUGS girly..
Have a great week..

Dita said...

Yes, all of those attributes come through loud and clear in her photos. She is so beautiful...how do you stop kissing her long enough to let her get to school??

Jboo said...

Oh my -- she is so beautiful and looks like a sweet and wonderful daughter! Don't you feel like about the luckiest Mom in the world!! I know I do!

Hope you all have a great week!
Janet

The Morris Family said...

Such loving words, Mama about your beautiful Grace!(love the photos too)

Laura L. said...

Yes, she is a beauty! I love the last photo the most.
I know she is such a sweet blessing to you all.
I was wondering how old she was when you received her?

~Laura

Ashley said...

Grace is truly breathtaking, Gail. And yes, her inner beauty does come shining through. I know how much love you have for her. Beautiful pictures and post!

Meredith Teagarden said...

Gail,

What a beauty Grace is and I love that her gorgeous name fits her. I also really like the new profile picture.

Jane is so much like me it astounds everyone. My kids call Jane, and I quote, "Mom's Mini Me;)!"
We saw it right after we held her in China!

OH MY #6 said...

that first picture of Miss. Grace is just perfect. I love it. You made my day of these pictures of your girl! Love this post my friend.

Lea
xo

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

She is so beautiful....and yes, I do think her personality comes across in all of your pictures!! So sweet and innocent, yet so caring and compassionate towards Will. Grace is such a wonderful big sister to him....and it does seem as though she has adjusted really well.....that is a lot of change in one year!!

Lisa

Michelle said...

It does appear that her name suits her quite well. She has both beauty and grace.

Kerry said...

Oh Gail, she is a pure beauty. Her face radiates kindness and love. These photos are stunning!

 
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