There is always enough energy for joy.

I had a giant smile on my face when my dear friend sent me a text that her baby girl arrived yesterday morning. I was so happy that I think it surprised Milo and made him clap, smile, and jump up and down. When I asked him to pose for a picture for the new baby, he blew kisses. Happiness is contagious. While, I am itching to jump on a plane and hold this lovely little one, bask in the glory of new life, I know this time is for their family. So I will wait patiently and let the joy fly back to them. We send our love and wishes and we can blow kisses from a far.

Today, it is this lovely child who inspired, watching the reaction of my baby, watch me, gave me this warm feeling and wonderment. Where does it go, that glory and warmth of a day a child is born? There are babies being born everyday into miraculous circumstances, why do we let go of that and allow stress, exhaustion, and the sorrows of a brittle world seep into a lovely one…. I suppose this is how it is, good days and bad days. I think the smiles of today will keep us going for awhile. And while I always have questions of why and how, I hold close to my heart that there is always enough energy for a joy, so we sprung up and danced with delight. Mazel Tov


5 comments on “There is always enough energy for joy.

  1. billgncs says:

    children are the joy and hope of the world. I am glad you share it with us.

  2. exiledtyke says:

    Fabulous phrase! Hope the smile is still there.

  3. dear jen,

    i am so happy for your joy at the birth of the new baby. and to have the happy response of your darling milo – what sheer delight that must have been! i hope the warmth in your sweet hearts will linger and continue to bring a smile to your face.

    much love, XOXO,

    karen, TC

  4. Michelle Galliano-Salinas says:

    I am so happy that you and Milo shared the incredible moment of celebration and joy together. This put a huge smile on my face.

  5. Jodi says:

    Ooh, I read this just now. Yes! We love you so much and are so happy to share in joy with you and with M. So very sweet.

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