#weverb11 #9: appreciate

In which moment did you find yourself flooded with gratitude? How will you rally around gratitude in 2012?

Father’s Day.

Miss L started to walk. Really really walk. Long after every other kiddo started walking and long after random people would ask me if she could. Just like I kept telling myself, she did it when she was ready and not a moment before. And she never looked back.

And because that moment coincided with Father’s Day, I was able to hit the pause button really quick on life and savor this little slice of life. Miss L was growing up. I have an amazing partner/husband/dad there to watch her grow with me. My family and extended family are wonderful and supportive and helped make me into the person I want to be.

And I have this precious being of golden light that is radiating because she mastered putting one foot in front of the other for the first time in her history.

Happy tears friends. Happy happy tears.