Friday, May 15, 2009

 What I want him to remember (part II)

Preschool graduation. Maybe a small thing. Perhaps a simple tradition put together to amuse parents. Definitely a recipe for chaos. And most certainly another milestone that we will forever tuck away in our ever widening memories. Special moments that exceeded our early hopes for him. They all stood up front and sang "How Great is our God". Dave didn't even have to look at me to know I was tearing up. I tried not to ugly cry. I had to pray to stop that one. They all lifted their hands when they got to the "How Great!" part. He lifted his hands too. Both of them. His right side was hardly functioning a couple of years ago. Dave squeezed my shoulders a little harder to acknowledge that he knew I was working to keep my emotions under control. It was awesome! And of course, what is a wonderful celebration with out ice cream? Grandma Mc treated us to the most delicious ice cream treats after wards. We aren't going to forget today.

14 comments:

The Bayou Belles and Their Beau said...

Congrats go to K!

And now I'm hungry for ice cream.

Sarah M. said...

Yeah for K!!! He humbles and blesses us all! My own tears welled up as you described the worship, the picture sinched the flow the tears. Hearing/ seeing our kids praise is definately the most precious blessing!

Heidi said...

What a great post!! Yeah for graduating! :-)

Ps. the ice cream picture is way cute!

Anthony's Mommy said...

Congrats K!!!!

Also nice talking to you today Wendi! I know I'll have a million more questions for you =-)

Kim

Rach@In His Hands said...

Congrats K!!!!!

Truly a day to always remember.

Stacey said...

Congratulations K!!! What a milestone to have reached! Now you can soar even higher!!! Way to go!!

Sara@i.Sass said...

OH how great is our God, indeed.
Wendi I L.o.V.e.d. this post.
Just knowing what you've shared with us about K, and seeing him sing and graduate brought tears to MY eyes. What joy. Thank you for sharing this with us, now would you please share some of that ice cream? :)

Lena said...

Congrats to K!! He looks so proud! That icecream looks delish!! mmm- sounds good right about now ;)

Mel said...

how awesome i teared up reading it!!!

Heather of the EO said...

"He lifted his hands too. Both of them. His right side was hardly functioning a couple of years ago."

It's just so amazing, so lovely, so TRUE--how Great is our God!!!

Love this post.

Yellow Daisy Momma said...

Hi Wendi-
I don't think that I've ever commented here before but I always stop by for updates on k. I am 27 years old and I have CP. Those pictures remind me so much of my own preschool graduation I had the exact same walker. Your little man is a rockstar. I can just tell that God has given him the sort of presonality that will allow him to beat the odds!
Reaing your blog also gives me insight into how my mother must've felt as I was growing up. I'm sure that it wasn't always easy for her to push me the way she did --but it was important and worth it!

Jackie @ Our Moments Our Memories said...

I'll never know how you kept from doing the ugly cry, girl...this is AMAZING. I'm sitting here on my couch crying, just looking at his beautiful face and marveling at our God.

dani said...

yay, k!!! what precious photos, wendi; i love, Love, LOVE the last one:D
much love,
dani xxxxx

Angela said...

Precious! Congrats to sweet K