Bringing Sunlight to November

Ben and Hilary Gibson
Ben and Hilary Gibson

It was gray and drizzly the day you were born.   November is too often like that–there are times during this darkening month when we’re never really certain we’ll see the sun again.  The sky is gray, the mountain is all but invisible behind the clouds, the air hangs heavy with mist, woods and fields are all shadowy.  The morning light starts late and the evening takes over early.

Yet you changed November for us that day.  You brought sunshine to our lives.  You smiled almost from the first day, always responding, always watching, ready to engage with your new family.  You were a delight from that first moment we saw you and have been a light in our lives and so many other lives ever since.

I know this is your favorite kind of weather because you were born to it–you’ve always loved the misty fog, the drizzle, the chill winds, the hunkering down and waiting for brighter days to come.

November 15 was, and each year it still is, that brighter day.

Love,

Mom and Dad

Ben packaged in a paper bag by Grandpa Hank

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American Gothic!

5 thoughts on “Bringing Sunlight to November

  1. Thanks For sharing these thoughts and pics with us. We are now reaping the blessings of this young man too. God bless you and your family and thank God for Ben!

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  2. Gotta love November people– many begin their journey on or around Valentines Day. Happy birthday one and all!

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