Cheers! x 27!

Daughter You Are a Blessing

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When you have a daughter

who makes you proud,

makes you laugh,

and, very often,

makes your day…

you know what joy is.

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When you have a daughter

who is a good person

with a gracious heart

and a gorgeous spirit…

you know what peace is.

When you have a daughter

whose beauty (inside and out)

is matched only

by her compassion for others…

you know what love is.

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heroes don’t wear capes…

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WWII Monument, Kansas State University

Heroes don’t wear capes…

they wear dog tags!

Two thin tags of metal that many cannot bare the weight to wear.

Two mere dollars-worth tokens –  more valuable than gold.

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Two tiny tin-punched pieces of information which contain only a scratch of data,

on lives valiantly lived.

So much more than the eye can see

is their meaning to those who pray for the ones they hang upon,

and all those they serve.

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Dear Daughter – You’ve made fans for life!

“We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith;
if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach;”
Romans 12: 6-7

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Dear Daughter, 

I’ve been searching for a specific photo…

BUT

I cannot find it!!!

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I can see it so clearly (in my mind,) pasted there between the clear pockets of a photo album.  Yet no matter how often I flip through all the many pages, of the many accumulated binders cataloging the 30+ years of our family’s lives’, the image has yet to JUMP OUT to say –

“HERE I AM!!”

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