I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

I love you with a restless kind of love.

I lead you with cords of human kindness, I tie you with knots of love.

I wait each morning to meet you right where you are.

My love is more than enough to satisfy you.

I will transform your brokenness into beauty.

I died for you.  

I love you like crazy cakes.

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I am learning more each day about the power of God's love.

This book has become one of Lily's favorites. I will often find her sitting with this book in hand reading it to herself and studying each colorful picture. Even after 11 months, I can hardly read it without tearing up.

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"Once upon a time in China there was a baby girl who lived in a big room with lots of other babies. The girls had nannies to take care of them, but each was missing something-a mother."

"Far away across the ocean was a woman who also had many friends, but she was missing something too, a baby. That woman was me."

"When you looked at me with those big brown eyes, I knew we belonged together."

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"I held you tightly, kissed you softly, and cried. The tears were for your Chinese mother, who could not keep you. I wanted her to know that we would always remember her. And I hoped somehow she knew you were safe and happy in the world."

In LOVE God adopted us as HIS children and He longs to hold us tightly if we choose to let go.

He loves you like crazy cakes...there is no greater love than this.  

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Unknown said...

I love this book also...touches the heart of an adoptive Mom. I enjoy your blog and your wonderful pictures!

Johanna said...

So beautiful.

Krista said...

That's one of my favourite books too. You should try Nini by Francois Thisdale - beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Lovely! found you on the henan kids site. Your daugher's referral picture reminds me of our sweet someone at Luohe now! what a lovely blog you have. God has blessed you in word and photography! truly lovely. We hope to travel in late March. chinahill.blogspot.com
Thank you for sharing. My other daughter, adopted from Kazakhstan absolutely adores crazy cakes. She is hoping to pack it for baby sister :) Blessings today. Cathy

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