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Well damn sis. This was beautiful. And I kept thinking about my kids, particularly my daughter, who already has the same tendencies I've wrestled with around behavior being tied to worthiness. I would give anything for her to live her moments as joy, as being known, as being held and loved and protected simply because she has breath. May your moments be full of this too, Beloved. 💙

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And, may YOUR moments be filled with the same.

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We want so much more for our babies. And our words and actions hold so much power to create a world of love and safety for them (or a galaxy, since I’m talking to you!🤣). I sometimes forget that in the everydayness of things.

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Haha I sometimes forget that too. Let's keep reminding each other, ok?

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Deal. 🥹

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That picture is pure joy. What a great icon.

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Icon.

I hadn’t thought of it that way explicitly, but YES! Yes.

Thanks. ☺️

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🤗

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Your words were the ones I needed but could never plumb on my own. Stunned. “Love that laughs as it carries.”

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You carry this with more than words; you carry it with how *you* love and with the bravery to love.

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Lord, have mercy.

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Goodness *and* mercy. For you.

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Whew!! Ma’am!! 🫰🏾🫰🏾🫰🏾Now to find a picture of young me to see daily with Good Shepherd/Father eyes.

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Oh, I love this. 😭

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