We Like You For Always
As Long As We Are Living Our Baby Boy You Will Be. ~ The DeLoach Version
Jackson Neil DeLoach
Born May 7, 2013
6 Pounds, 13 Ounces
The day is here.
His day is here.
Our baby boy is ONE.
One beautiful and entirely too short life is ONE.
The Love Letter of All Love Letters......Here we go.
Sweet Jackson Neil,
Our little love. Our great love. Our beautiful baby angel.
We have now lived 365 days without you and we miss you even more than we did one year ago. You own the other half of our hearts and we hope your chunky sticky baby fingers can find a way to put our hearts back together again one day. We sent our hearts to heaven with you at 12:09 on May 7, 2012. YOU will always have our hearts, even if you do figure out how to glue them together. Just remember, even if our hearts are glued....please save as big of a piece of them as you would like. It is yours to keep and our hole to live with. We live for YOU.
We love you with a love that is never ending. We need you in ways we cannot describe to even each other sometimes. We miss you with every fiber of our being every second of every day. We cry a little everyday for you. We cry for the person you were. We cry for what we have lost. We cry for what you would have been. We cry for the lessons you have taught us. We cry for HOPE. We cry for FAITH. We cry for LOVE.
We cry because our arms are empty and we want YOU in them.
On this side of eternity we will never have answers for why you left us so soon and why our arms are not full of you, everyday. However, we do understand the following:
You are an inspiration.
You are grace.
You are beautiful. You are amazing.
You give and spread HOPE.
You give us (and many, many others) strength.
You make us angry and you also make us so sad.
You make us happy and you make us cry in a hot second.
You are gratitude.
You are patience, kindness, and goodness.
You are LIGHT and Sunshine. And even a butterfly here and there :)
You are LOVE. All consuming love. Can't live without it kind of love.
YOU are the love of our lives. #1 is ONE.
YOU made us Daddy and Mommy.
Jackson, you have touched so many lives in just ONE year. You have certainly changed our lives, and we will continue to try our best to be BETTER and not BITTER. We want to be better for you and better for the world. We always want to make you proud. We hope that you can smile from heaven watching us, and know that every step and every heartbeat of your journey (then, now and forever) means something real here on Earth. We will always believe in YOU.
We ask you to continue to watch over us, guide us and keep us safe. We will hold you tightly in our hearts and our love for you will continue to grow. We will find you and see you in our dreams. That is where we will play, color, smile, read, snuggle, run, laugh, sing songs, eat ice cream, chase Lucy and even throw the football with your adorable Daddy. Dreams are where we will find you until we see you and hold you again.
We love you Jackson Neil DeLoach. So very much. Always and Forever.
Happy Birthday to you.
Happy Birthday to YOU.
Happy Birthday dear sweet angel Jackson!
Happy Birthday to YOU!
Good night sweet angel of ours. Love you to the moon and back. Kiss kiss kiss and a never ending squeeze!
All of our love,
Daddy and Mommy