John said, “LOVE became flesh and dwelt among us.”
I say, “My MOM is evidence that LOVE never left.”
LOVE formed me in her womb.
LOVE knit my own perfect soul with imperfect flesh.
LOVE clapped when I took my first steps.
LOVE was the reason for my first word: Momma.
LOVE snuggled me when I was sick.
LOVE stayed awake to watch over me while the rest of the world slept.
LOVE stayed up late and woke up early to make sure I had what I needed.
LOVE tried her best to bake me cupcakes…that one time.
LOVE defended me with unfair teachers.
LOVE swept me away from unsafe, too-many-rules environments.
LOVE gave me the gift of Delicious Sarcasm.
LOVE cheered every achievement.
LOVE gave me enough space to learn my own lessons.
LOVE cried when I moved out.
LOVE smiled at my wedding.
LOVE cheered when I announced I was pregnant.
LOVE was quiet but strong.
LOVE was committed to LOVE, even when she didn’t understand.
LOVE didn’t give up on me, or us.
LOVE kept calling, inviting, and nurturing.
LOVE learned how to make my favorite meals vegan and gluten-free.
LOVE still loves to spoil me.
“LOVE is patient and kind.
LOVE is not easily angered and keeps no record of wrongs.
LOVE always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
LOVE never fails” to amaze me.