Friday, January 2, 2009
This was the first year I was unable to be with you all for Christmas and New Years Day is here and I am filled with so much love and wishes for you. Daughter, you have been and will always be the joy of my life. You have been loved from the moment I found out I was carrying you in my womb. The love your father and I had for each other and the love we had when you arrived was special.
Over the years I became a single parent and that did not stop me from seeing you through high school, Sixth Form and University. Today you are thousands of miles away in Georgia, USA but you remain in my heart as the ray of sunshine that has brightened and guided me over the years.
I wish you all the best, Bibs. If Tia Brenda and Chichi were alive I know they would be so proud of all that you have achieved. I know that I am proud of you and have always been proud of you. Your successes are my successes. Keep on attaining that star that shines in your eyes and heart.
As we move into 2009, I look forward to seeing you and being with you. Keep on smiling and joking and being the best friend a mother could ask for. Baby girl, you are my greatest achievement. You are the best poem I have ever written, the best song I have ever sung and the best speech I have ever given. Reach for the unreachable and remember that you can be all you want to be.
Just say I CAN and you will be surprised at how much you will be able to do.
I love you and always will.
Ciarra, my little princess,
From the first moment I held you in my arms I knew you were grandma's girl. You are my joy and my peace. You are my blooming lily, my walking happiness. God Bless you my little angel. You are loved and you are cared for. Keep on making us proud of you. Keep on smiling and keep on learning.
Your journey of life has just begun. You have much to achieve and you will!
I love you and I miss you.
Grandma's special little star, know this: I will always be there for you. Reach out and take my hand.
All my love and kisses,
Thursday, January 1, 2009
2008 was a wonderful year even though at times things occured that would have been better if they had never. Anyway, we learn and we grow and we continue to enjoy life. The love for one's self and the love we can share with others is the foundation of a wonderful life. Moiney could help to ease the pain but if we aren't Paris Hilton or Demi Moore we don't need to be sad all day, every day. Life is made ofr us to enjoy and there are lots of things we can do without money. Sharing time with friends and family is one such thing.
I wish to say thank you to everyone who has follwed my blog over the months and to all the wonderful frineds I have made and those I have had over the years.
Have a happy and safe New Year. May all the things you wish for this year come true. Have a prosperous and loving NEW YEAR 2009!!!
All my love, Brenda