At this very moment last year, I was in surgery, surgery that would result in one of the best gifts I've ever known or ever even dreamed of: my Hollyn.
And while this little girl was a surprise, she has been nothing more than a blessing since the moment we first met and I saw this precious little face.
Loving her is the most natural thing I've ever done.
And if I didn't already believe in God, seeing her and knowing her and loving her....well, I think it would make a believer out of almost anyone.
And while I would love nothing more than to freeze time and keep her this age forever,
I also can't wait to see what all God has in store for her.....
...because there is no doubt whatsoever that it's gonna be something great.
And God picking me to be her mother....
...well, that's just one more way He has shown me just how much He loves me.
Because even though I didn't know she was missing before she came,
I now seriously can't imagine living another day without her.
So here's to the first year of this little life, the life that has taken love to a whole new level for me and blessed me in more ways than I ever thought possible.