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Friday, September 27, 2013

On September 27, 1990 a beautiful light came into this world and appropriately we named her Tori. There was no way we could tell what lie ahead and yet her name says it all. In Japanese Tori means bird, able to fly above and in old English the translation is for victory or victorious. The American translation is conqueror.

My translation is a joy to behold, an honor to love, and a privilege to call my daughter. Along with her brother she has brought incredible meaning, unconditional love and, just as children should – lots of gray hair into my life.

23 years old baby girl. Momma loves you.

When you come to the edge of the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness, faith is knowing one of two things will happen… there will be something solid to stand on, or you will learn to fly