Life in a heartbeat 

Life in a heartbeat 

His birthday is today. My first born, the one who changed everything entirely for me. Before that fist moment, I had only myself to consider. Before that first moment I only understood the depth of love thinly. 
The grown up years seems pretty far away when you are looking at a newborn. So much potential. Such wonderful adventures in store. There just seem to be endless hours in each minute when life begins. 
Minutes. That’s what it feels like to me now. It’s all happened in just minutes and suddenly he is this impossibly tall, brilliant and beautiful man. He was a gift. An unexpected, and priceless gift. A blurry shape on a screen at the doctors office with a digital arrow pointing out his heart to us. And a heartbeat. A heartbeat that changed the world the moment I heard it beating. 
He is a gift. That lovely, unknowable shape on the screen came into focus over the years with such a force, and a purpose, and such joy in the amazing young man he has grown into. I often pressed my ear to his tiny chest while he slept, listening to his little heart. If love has a sound, it is the sound of a heart beating. Be blessed and hear heart beats wherever life takes you. 

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