Indulge this new Oma…..

I am back in Houston this week visiting my new grandson and had the opportunity to do a “photoshoot” for this precious ten day old.

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The aunties are fighting over who gets to hold their new nephew.

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Levi even co-operated with a smile…..

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It is going to be hard to leave him but fortunately I will be back in a month for his baptism.

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For the sake of keeping it real, “This photoshoot is over Oma!”

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I am in love….

I saw him take his first few breaths and then being laid on his mom’s chest to look into the eyes of his mother and father for the first time.

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I saw him stretch his arms and legs to their full length marveling at the freedom he was feeling.

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I saw him become very still and curious as he was swaddled and passed from one set of arms to another.

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I saw him maneuver his fingers to his mouth in an ease that tells me this probably was not the first time they had been there.

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It did not take long for me to fall madly in love with my first grandchild as I held him close.

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What a privilege it was to share Levi’s first few days of life with my daughter and son-in-law.  Looking into the face of a newborn is looking at the face of god.  What a miracle I have witnessed.