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Monday, March 02, 2009

Dear Anna

My firstborn in the wilderness, Anna, colored this picture for me:



And then wrote this letter to me:




Not wanting to pass up an opportunity to let my darling daughter know how much I love her, I composed this letter and sent it in her lunchbox to school today:

Dear Anna,

I want to write you a note to say that I love you. There are many things that I love about you! You have beautiful blue eyes just like your Daddy. You have long brown hair like Rapunzel. You are tall like your Mama and Daddy and Opa Dahle. You have a gorgeous smile. You write wonderful books. You can read very well! You have a testimony of Jesus Christ. You are a great big sister to Kristina. You can figure things out on your own. You are smart. You are a good dancer. You are good at sports. You are good at dancing. You are good at gymnastics. You are a great big sister to Keith. You are fun to take on dates. You are my best helper! You sing pretty just like your Mama. You cook yummy breakfasts! You pray wonderful prayers. You are kind to others. You are a good friend. You can clean your room all by yourself. You give the best hugs. You give the best kisses. You make me proud of you everyday.

I love you! Love, Mama




9 comments:

Saquel25 said...

These are the treasures of life. I love to receive love notes from Leia. I wonder if I'll ever get one from the boys????

Melisa said...

Cute!

"first born in the wilderness" lol!

Jason and Lissa said...

How sweet!

Carina said...

That's so precious...thanks for sharing. =)

Shara said...

So sweet! Anna is darling - and I love that you wrote that note to her. Reminds me of Elder Hollands talk about Speaking with the tongue of angels, and also his one "To The Young Women." You've captured perfectly what we should do with the messages he shared.

Misti said...

I love this post!! Carter is starting to be able to read pretty good now. I will have to try and do the same thing for him with smaller words. You are such an amazing woman and mother to ALL(I can say that now) your children. You inspire me so much. THANK YOU!!

nicole said...

How sweet is this? It's really special that you've documented it for her to have when she's older. Thanks for sharing!

jennifer said...

Awww, how sweet! I remember getting notes in my lunchbox from my mom and I always loved that. What sweet memories.

Sarah C said...

That is so sweet. Anna is a wonderful daughter. You are a great mom.