Thursday, June 10, 2010

Growing up...

This week has been a lesson in watching those I love grow up and become bigger.  As parents, aunts and friends we watch our little ones mature into individuals who walk to the beat of their own drummer.  They think for themselves, care for themselves and generally make a difference in the lives of those around them.

This week, I watched Lilly take x-rays without me.

She was a trooper!

I watched my niece graduate from 8th grade.

This was her a million years ago.

Now she gives speeches in front of hundreds of people.

There are no words to describe how much we love our Lupe.  She is warm, giving, smart and beautiful.  The things she will do! 

We just watch....

And we will empower!  She is going to conquer the world.

We embrace the growth, enjoy the past and savor what the future brings.  I remember the loss others have endured.  I can only think of the future and hope that all my loved ones continue to prosper. Lessons are learned.  The changes we make today will impact the future.  It has to.



Anonymous said...

she's back...she's back. how great is this. miss your blog so much when you take a break. I understand, just miss your thoughts. what a lovely tribute to Lupe. it was a great day, enjoyed and appreciated by all. A big day to be shared with family and friends who anticipate the promise and potential of the future. thanks..a great blog!

Anonymous said...

Great comments and it is only beginning. As I am often reminded, just a support player. And, happy to be one.

Anonymous said...

Great comments and perspective. Congratulations to Lupe!!