Saturday, November 13, 2010

Happy Heavenly Birthday, Dear Lilly...





Today Clif and I are celebrating differently than we ever thought possible.

Today we celebrate the life and birth of our beautiful baby girl, Lillian Joy Smith. Lilly was unexpectedly born still on November 13,2009... a little after 10am. She was 5 pounds 9.5 ounces, and was 19 inches long. She had her Mommy's fingers and nose, and Daddy's big feet. She was the definition of beautiful. She was loved.

We never received a fatal diagnosis...we were never told anything was wrong with our little one. She, to our knowledge, died a very healthy (and beautiful...if I do say so myself!) little girl.

It's hard to celebrate something so painful... but how can we not celebrate such a special little girl??

Happy Birthday, Lilly Bean! I'm so glad that you get to spend today (and every day) with the One who made you. We love you...we will never forget you.

You are loved.

8 comments:

Holly said...

such a beautiful little girl!

croleyc69 said...

Happy Heavenly 1st Birthday Lilly. Thinking of Clif and you so much.

{{HUGS}}
Caroline

Allyson Shockley said...

Happy Birthday Lilly! <3 Love you guys, if you need anything you know I'm here!

Courtney said...

Sending you so much love my friend. Remembering Lilly with you <3

The Blue Sparrow said...

Wishing Lilly a Happy Heavenly Birthday! What a beautiful girl she is! (((HUGS)))

Megan said...

Happy Birthday Sweet Lillian Joy! Thinking of you today so much. I hope that Lilly and my MJ are celebrating with a huge party up in Heaven. ((HUGS))

Mrs*Popcorn said...

Happy Birthday Lilly ! Continue to watch over your mom and dad :)

Desiree, you are right she is beautiful, just like you !

Thinking about you guys today! <3

elena said...

She is truly the definition of beautiful! *hugs*

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