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He pressed in, snuggling me close to his body were he whispered quietly in my ear, “Happy Birthday.” Suddenly I revolted at his loving words by bursting into a river of tears. I did not want to be 29. Not that this day found me by surprise, of course I knew May 4th was my […]

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  • Heather Elaine Matias - Right there with you friend. Our lives are so parallel. He knows our heart and mourns with us. ReplyCancel

  • Amy Hodgdon - Katie,
    In hope….believe, wait, and expect!
    You never know the path that God has you on….Keep trusting Him.
    I know these thoughts in many ways, not exactly, but I can definitely relate.
    Thank you for sharing!
    I am coming over from the link up with Casey Leigh, and I’m glad to have read these words!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Driscoll Strength - Poetic and beautiful. Even our sadness is a gift to see life though a new lens.ReplyCancel

  • Catherine Short - “I did not want to turn 29 today because it just signified one more year, one more year older, one more year of the glaring spotlight on us, we are different, we are behind, we don’t fit in with our peers.”

    This really resonates with me. I feel this often while walking a different path. Every new year, birthday, and anniversary is a celebration, but a reminder that we are still waiting; bittersweet.

    It’s beautiful to find comfort in scripture. ReplyCancel