Thursday, February 12, 2009
I am. because he is.
I am a Mom. I am always worried and wondering. I am twisting my hair. I am drinking wine too early today. I am pacing. I am burning candles and incense. I am nervous. I am proud. I am hopeful, confident and supportive. I am a Mom. My son is re-enlisting The Army today to return to his calling, his talents and his strength...a Scuba Diver. The above photos were taken on his one year tour of duty in Iraq. I am...because he is.
Posted by deb did it at 10:07 AM
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you are in my thoughts...i know that cannot be easy for you as his mom.
My thanks go to him for his service, and you are both in my prayers, as are all our wonderful soldiers, and their strong and enduring families.
Love this. That first photo is terrific. Yes!
Thank him for me, and thank you for being such a terrific mom. I will keep you both in my thoughts & prayers.
What a fine-looking young man. You must be so proud of him. God bless him in all that he does.
First, I thank your son for his service. Secondly, I thank you for raising such a strong and wonderful son.
I know you are proud of him. I am thankful for him and others that have the calling within.
what a beautiful tribute of your heart...so much love...so much to feel...gratitude...concern... protectiveness...being proud...
may all of our hearts expressing our gratitude form a circle of loving protection around him and all of those serving so courageously...and may we all nurture peace every day in our hearts as we wait for the day we see them all brought safely back home again...
I will light a candle for him and for you. You're both in my heart.
God bless him and you too! Because he's a man - a perfect title to your post and pictures.
I remember Scooter when he was about 8. Blonde cute smile typical boy stuff. As I concentrate on his pictures and stare into his eyes, I can still see that little boy he once was, but now so much braver, stronger inside and out. I see Scooter the MAN and solider and Hero he is to us all. We support him and are proud of him Deb. Peace to you my friend.
Peace to the World.
deb-thank you for sharing what is on your heart. what a beautiful tribute. thank you to your son for such a selfless act-for love of his country.
blessings and hugs being sent your way.
Wow - what a lovely gift he is giving to all of us - he's amazing as is his Mom :-) Thank you for having such a great son and letting him make the world a better place! My prayers will follow him :-)
Prayers and love surround both of your hearts. ❤️
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