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My first letter to my baby

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When my baby was born a year ago, I wanted to make him a “space capsule”, adding some things from his birth day (like a newspaper, some technology that will be long outdated by the time he is 18 and a letter for him).  As it turned out we didn’t buy a newspaper (I am saving a magazine from that month) and I never wrote the letter.  The idea was to keep it save and give it to him on his eighteenth birthday.  I never found time to write the letter before his birth and decided to do it today, one year later.

Here it is:

My dearest son

I believe all children are miracles and experienced it first-hand when we see you grew and developed inside me.  Week by week we read what was forming and for the first time I understood what David meant in Psalm 139, talking about God knitting us together in our mothers’ womb.

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