the card

I found it among a pile of papers on the piano.  Hastily gathered and set aside, on a day long ago.

As I cleaned today I came upon it as I was checking the pile for things to throw away. 

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It was a birthday card.  Just like any other, on any given day, but today it was different…..I opened the card…..

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Inside the familiar scrawling words brought tears to my eyes.  The card was written to my son, on the event of his 17th birthday.  It had a verse, and it was full of affirmation, and Godly encouragement to a young man who wants to serve God.

I cried.

Lots.

I will miss that goofy left handed writing of his……

It was just a card…….  but today, it was somehow more.

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2 thoughts on “the card

  1. oh Julie! this is one of the FIRST things I knew i would miss! Ive gotten one of those cards every year for 17 years now…

    what a sweet treasure to find…

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