Happy 5th birthday, Brenham

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Brenham Jay, 
Happy 5th birthday, son! These letters are always so hard for me to write.  I stared at a blank screen for a long time. When I write your bothers' birthday letters I write about the new things they're doing, how much they've grown, what they like to play with and share lots of new pictures. I don't know theses things about you and I don't have any new pictures.

I don't know who your friends are, but I know you play with angels.
I don't know what kind of things you like to do, but I know you have more fun that we could ever imagine.
I don't know what you look like now, but I know you have been made perfect.
I don't know what kind of  birthday party you would have wanted, but I know you are having a great time rejoicing in Heaven today and everyday. 

And I know that I love you.
And I know that I miss you every single day.
And I know that I will see your sweet face again someday.

Until that day, we remember you and celebrate you and your short, yet meaningful, and purposeful life. Your birthday holds so many memories for me and I'll cherish those forever.  
I love you sweet Brenham. I'm so proud to be your mommy. 
xoxo

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14 Responses to “ Happy 5th birthday, Brenham ”

Carrie said...

Happy birthday sweet angel. Many birthday blessings to you in Heaven.

Ashley Williams said...

Katie,
This was one of the most beautiful letters I've ever read. Praying for you today.

Terrai said...

Happy birthday Brenham! Thinking of you & your family Katie.

Nessa said...

Happy Birthday Brenham. Hugs for you Katie xxx

~Dawn~ said...

Happy Birthday to your sweet angel boy!!

Shannon said...

I looked at the date and seriously just came to your blog to tell you happy birthday to Brenham. I'm sure the party up there is better then we could have imagined. Happy birthday, sweet angel.

Brooke said...

Seriously this is one of the most beautiful things I have EVER read on someones blog. Many hugs to you today. I'm sure Brenham is having a ball today!!

Haffner's World said...

So beautiful!!!
Happy birthday sweet boy!!! You get to celebrate in the most amazing place ever!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Brenham!!

Emily said...

What a sweet post, it definitely made me tear up! You're such a great Mommy!
Happy Birthday, Brenham!

Meegs said...

Happy Birthday Brenham. Can't believe its been 5 years.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Brenham! Praying for you and your family today Katie. This is such a sweet letter. You know Brenham is having the best birthday party ever in Heaven:)

Ashley said...

Happy Birthday Brenham!

Rachel C said...

The tears are flowing after reading that letter.
"I know you have been made perfect" That is so beautiful.