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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Addison Laine Williams

Addison Laine Williams
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

In the most beautiful of gardens, even those tended by the most skillful of botanists, there is an occasional rose that buds, but never opens. In all respects the rose is like all the others, but something keeps it from blooming. It lives, but mysteriously passes without having reached maturity. What happens in nature's garden happens once in a while also in the garden of God's human family. A baby is born, beautiful, precious, but fails to come to its rightful unfolding. Baby Addison has been drawn to God's perfect presence, where our earthly imperfections are made perfect; all injustices made right; all mysteries are explained; and all sorrows turned to happiness.    

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Cyndi said...

Those are some of the most beautiful words I have ever read that touch on such a raw and tender experience. The photo is beautiful as well. I hope you are all well.. Love, Cyndi

Ryan Swaoger said...

She is an amazing women to do this for grieving families, I hope to see Ava's up soon.
I hope this picture eases some of the pain you and josh feel. The words spoken here are really beautiful, the reality of them is tough to accept though. Hope too see you all soon, Ryan

Anonymous said...

Addison must be smiling ... And I will deeply enjoy my first moments with her one day face-to-face.

Christi Williams said...

Thank you all...thank you friends and family for your love and support, thank you CarlyMarie for honoring my baby as well as all the other babies. Seeing Addison's name and her special sunset is overwhelming and brings great peace to our hearts. ~ Christi & Josh

Addison ~ we miss you so much baby girl and we think of you everyday. We are so proud to be your parents and look forward to the day when we can hold you again and never let go.
love, Mommy & Daddy