Letters to Colton

Happy Birthday My Son

The Lord is near to the broken hearted and saves the crushed in spirit.  Psalms 34:18   364 days, that’s how many days it’s already been since we knew you had already gone to heaven and we wouldn’t get to bring you home. Tomorrow you would have been 1 years old. Your mom and I…

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It’s been a minute

Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to others. Proverbs 12:15 Dear Colton, First, I want to tell you I love you and that today has been a whirlwind of emotions that I have not felt in a long time. I wanted to take time to finally write you since I…

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Two Roads to Take; One Path

Dear Colton, It has been so long since I’ve sat here to write to you. I talk to you everyday in my head and blow you a kiss whenever I drive past Memorial Oaks on my way to work but it’s not the same as writing to you. Little did I know that I was…

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My First Day Back Since You Went Home

For the glory of your name, O Lord, preserve my life. Because of your faithfulness, bring me out of this distress. Psalm 143:11   Dear Colton, Today was my first day back at work since you went home to our heavenly father. I am reminded of you throughout my day because this office is where…

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One Month

Dear Colton, 1 month 31 days 44,640 minutes 2,678,400 seconds …have passed since I last held you in my arms and kissed your forehead. Saying goodbye has never been so hard in my life. My heart broke in pieces a month ago knowing that would be the last time I see you in your physical…

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You Made Me a Mom

Dear Colton, Today looked very different from how I ever pictured. When I first found out I was pregnant with you back in August, I remember looking up when you would be due. You were my little April spring baby just like me. That also meant that I would have you with me for Mothers Day,…

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Picture Perfect

Dear Colton, Not a day or moment goes by that I don’t think of you. It’s crazy how the smallest of things will make me think of you or my pregnancy. Sometimes those memories make me smile and remember a wonderful time when I was carrying you and sometimes they make my heart hurt and…

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