By the Book {I Heart Faces}

When I saw this photo challenge "by the book" I immediately thought about the pictures I took the day of Lily's dedication at church.

When I got home that day, I took her out back and brought the Bible she was given along with the Bible Michael received the day he was dedicated as a little boy.  

I also grabbed my Mimi's mink shawl to keep her warm because it was a little chilly outside! 

I know my Mimi would have LOVED Lily.  I tell Lily often about the little things that my grandmother did to make me feel special.  It was bittersweet seeing her wear this special shawl that belonged to my grandmother.  

I wish she were still here but I can only imagine that she is looking down from heaven filled with much joy knowing Lily is in our lives.    

I love the sweet expression on her face and the way she was completely enthralled with "reading" the Bible.

It is actually upside down as she is reading it but that is one of the things I love about this shot. 

lily with bible texture backgroud

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Laura D said...

This picture is so sweet. I really love the light, the colors and how they all are diff shades of creams/browns and your daughters sweet expression reading her bible. very special.

Bre Sessions said...

Love this picture, such a sweet and sentimental moment!

Kathryn Grace said...

SO pretty! Love the light and her outfit!

Jean Marie said...

This is just so special - one to frame for her to look at someday!! She's a beautiful little girl!

Cheryl Myers said...

She's so into the book! Pretty girl!

Cindy said...

That is just beautiful.

Lacey said...

So precious!

Laura Metzger said...

Oh Amy! What a beautiful photo! Your processing is wonderful and I love the story behind it.

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