Tuesday, October 28, 2008


Baby Benji

Day Old Child

My day old child lay in my arms,
With my lips against his ear.
I whispered strongly, "How I wish--
I wish that you could hear,

"I've a hundred wonderful things to say,
(a tiny cough and a nod),
hurry, hurry, hurry and grow
So I can tell you about God."

My day-old baby's mouth was still
And my words only tickled his ear,
But a kind of light passed through his eyes,
And I saw this thought appear:

"How I wish I had a voice and words,
I've a hundred things to say.
Before I forget, I'd tell you of God --
I left Him yesterday."

--Carol Lynn Pearson

This is Baby Benji at his blessing the other day.
He was lucky to get two awesome parents who love him to pieces.
He is an absolute angel.

I am related to lots of angels. Read about my angel sister on Kelly's blog. They are an incredible family who overcame devastating events with generosity and love.


diane said...

Baby Benji is beautiful.

gab said...

I cannot stand all these cute grandkid shots!!! They are just TOO adorable.

I was asking Heed if she thought it would be SO bad if Sam and Luke married Liza and Jill. We need to maximize the cuteness and keep it in the family!!!

Sheri said...

He's a keeper! I love that poem.

marta said...

thanks for being so good to benji. he loves his oma.

Kay Dennison said...

What a darling lil' fella!!!!!!

kenju said...

Benji is a precious bundle and I can already see the family likeness!

Keri(th) said...

Gasp. Is this a gorgeous baby or what?