Sunday, September 11, 2011

Ellie's Name

 
The other day decided, for no apparent reason, to look up the meaning of Ellie's name. For some reason, we had never done this... I almost cried when I saw that it meant...

SHINING LIGHT!

I shouldn't be surprised. I always knew Ellie was special. I always knew she was our light. I've said it before, but I am so grateful that I was chosen to be the Mommy of such an amazing little girl!

"This little light of mine
I’m gonna let it shine
This little light of mine
I’m gonna let it shine
This little light of mine
I’m gonna let it shine
Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine"
 
 
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Remembering September 9th, 2010

Yes, we did a lot of playing in the Tupperware...
 
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Remembering September 10th, 2010
Rifling through the snack drawer
Max and his cousin at the indoor park
Pretty girl at the park! Loved this outfit!!
ready to go...

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Remembering September 11th, 2010
Our friends came with us to take the kids to the Apple Orchard. It didn't go well. It was cold and SO windy. We were just starting to really understand that something was going on with Max, and he didn't do well at all in the new environment. Ellie did pretty good, until she got tired and fell asleep...

Ellie and Nikki: Ellie always made this face when it was windy! I love it!!
A typical Ellie smile! Goofball!
 

8 comments:

Our Journey said...

How fitting that Ellie's name means Shining Light! That she is!!!
I love pics of apple picking! How fun!

New Year Mum said...

Such beautiful meaning for such a lovely name for such a special little one. Sorry that it's been so long. Thinking of you always xoxo

Harlowe said...

That windy face is too cute.

made in mn said...

i remember this day vividly and will always hold it dear to my heart!

Kristin said...

I totally thought you named the org Ellie's Light because her name means light--I only know this because if we ever have another little girl, I want to name her a name that means 'light' so I've been researching this, haha :) My favorite song is Let it Be and the line that I always sing over and over again is "and when the night is cloudy there is still a light that shines on me." I love thinking of your little Ellie as a light shining down on her mama. XOXO

Tabatha said...

Chills chills and more chills... It doesn't seem conicidental at all... Just merely perfect.. <3 to you friend.. :)

ccc said...

You're kidding?! What an amazing realization.

Sarita Boyette said...

I love the meaning of Ellie's name! How totally perfect.... Her and Max's pictures are so cute. I loved him going through the snack drawer!

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