Canyon (something) Roberts

We are busy trying to name our new little guy.
I am looking forward to blogging about the last couple of days.
Although every time I sit down at the computer, the poem below repeats in my mind.   

Just a few days after Brett was born my mom gave me this poem on blue paper.

I have loved it ever since...

Day Old Child by Carol Lynn Pearson

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."


Anne said…
Hi Hilary! This is Anne Turnbow Tew, I saw you at Target a couple of months ago. CONGRATULATIONS on your new little guy! He is so sweet. You are such a good mom, I love your blog and your cute family! I hope that you are feeling good and everyone is adjusting to your new little addition. =O]
Roberts said…
Love the poem how sweet. He is adorable and I can't wait to see him.
katiebreck said…
I love love love this!
And I love you! I miss you, Hil!
Congrats on the new little guy! You have such a gorgeous family!
Allyson said…
awww I love it too!
carrie said…
Congratulations! I love that picture of you with him - so sweet. And that poem totally gave me goose bumps. I love the name Canyon!
Maria said…
I LOVE that poem. It makes me cry every time I read it. It was hanging in the nursing room of our church in Tucson (I guess to make you forget that you were sitting in a stinky, hot room.) Congrats on the new baby. You are an amazing person.
Merrie said…
HOLY COW HILARY! I don't have time to cry today. You guys are so awesome!

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