Sunday, May 12, 2013

(Sunday Snapshot) - my greatest gifts

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There is no way to be a perfect mother... but a million ways to be a good one.
~ unknown
 
 
 
Mother's Day Storyboard 2

God could not be everywhere, so He created mothers. ~ Jewish Proverb
 
 
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Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
~ Oprah Winfrey
 
 
Mother's Day Storyboard 1

My greatest gifts have been the days I became a mother.
I still have moments where it's hard to believe that I got be a mom
 a second and third time after many years.
Personally I've never felt a love so profound
and it doesn't matter if your child comes from your body or through adoption.
I know of no stronger bond than between a mother and her child.
 
My Mother's Days have never been about expensive gifts
or big meals. I usually receive the most perfect handmade
cards and drawings or pictures and we all spend time together as a family.
 
Happy Mother's Day to all Moms and Grandmas, and the mothers who wait for their
children.
We remember the mothers who are now in heaven.
And as always on Mother's Day I honor and say a prayer for the two birth mothers in China who
gave me my two youngest, and say thank you.
However motherhood comes, it's always a miracle!
 
 
 
 
 Mother's Day watermark
Captured of Grace in her ballet costume this week,
her Spring dance recital is coming up soon.
It's our little tradition to photograph her.
(In past years indoors and this time outside with some beautiful light).
 
 
Ni Hao Yall

15 kind words:

Courtney said...

I always love Grace's dance pictures. She looks stunning. Happy Mother's Day!

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

these shots are phenomenal!

Happy Mother's Day my friend.

lea
xo

Life with Kaishon said...

Happy Mother's Day Gail. So thankful God gave you the gift of being a mommy. It absolutely is the best thing in the world, isn't it?

Lori said...

Gorgeous! LOVE the beautiful colors and beautiful girl.

abrianna said...

All the shots are lovely. The sentiments are wonderful too.

Heidi Reitz said...

Stunning photos. Her dress is a beautiful, rich color. that plays so lovely against her dark eyes and hair. Treasures.
Happy Mother's Day!

Andreea Hellen Red said...

Great pictures!You daughter is lovely.

Molly said...

Happy Mother's Day!

Mollyxxx

Love Letters To China said...

Happy Mother's Day Gail!! How in the world can Grace get even more beautiful than before? These are so lovely. Love each and every one of them.

xoxo

Kate said...

Oh my gosh Gail!!! I love these...she is achingly beautiful! I have been waiting patiently all week for nice weather and the time to take Lia out in HER ballet costume (it looks JUST like Grace's only white!) and get some photos! Tonight is the night...it was still wet and cold this morning! I didn't even post photos after the recital last week because I planned to do something special! Happy Mother's Day...enjoy this most special of days!!

Marlo RepurposeMyLife said...

what a lovely princess you have!

Ruthie said...

Stunning pictures! What a beautiful girl! Happy Mothers day!

likeschocolate said...

OMG! she is stunning! I love the first quote! Happy Mother's Day!

The Crazy Eight Toering Clan said...

Oh my, your Grace is just stunning! Beautiful photos! Coming over to say hi from Sunday Snapshot!

Gina @ Kleinworth & Co. said...

You know I am swooning over these Gail. Her beauty always stops me in my tracks & takes my breath. Such wonderful memories she will have when looking back on these.

 
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