Thank you to all the wonderful parents who shared these beautiful quotes with us.

♥ “Each new life,no matter how brief, forever changes the world.”

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” -E.M. Forester

‎”There is, I am convinced, no picture that conveys in all its dreadfulness, a vision of sorrow, despairing, remediless, supreme. If I could paint such a picture, the canvas would show only a woman looking down at her empty arms.” -Charlotte Bronte

“It is not the number of breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away.”

“love knows not it’s own depth until the time of separation.”

“There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.”

“Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones shines through to let us know they are with us.”

“So little, so loved.”

“Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.” W.S. Merwin

“I held you every second of your life.” -Stephanie Paige Cole

“Some people believe in angels. I held one in my arms.”

“Your tiny footprints forever embedded on our hearts.”

“No one can know how much I love you, because you are the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.”

“Faith over fear.”

♥ ‎”For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.” -Psalm 139: 13-16

‎”if every tear we shed for you became a star above, you’d stroll in Angel’s garden, lit by everlasting love.” -Author unknown

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together,put me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever .” -A.A. Milne (author of Winnie the Pooh)

‎”If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.”

“Angel, you were born to fly!”

“We are grieving, We are not contagious, We are not sad all the time, We laugh, We smile, We cry, We weep for being happy, We live, We talk, We feel, We come from every background, We are sad, we lost a baby, We are…” -Jennifer Davis

‎”A person’s a person, no matter how small.” -Dr Seuss

“Some say you’re too painful to remember. I say you’re too precious to forget.”

‎”We asked God for a baby, instead he gave us an Angel.”

“As you danced in the light with joy, love lifted you. As you brushed against this world so gently, you lifted us.” -TC Ring

“In our arms for a little while, in our hearts forever.”

“An angel, in the Book of Life, wrote down my baby’s birth. Then whispered as he closed the book, Too beautiful for Earth.”

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Gandhi

‎”We can’t know why the lily has so brief a time to bloom in the warmth of sunlight’s kiss upon its face before it folds into its fragrance and bids the world good night to rest its beauty in a gentler place. But we can know that nothing that is loved is ever lost and no one who has touched a heart can really pass away because some beauty lingers on in each memory of which they’ve been a part.” -Ellen Brenneman

“Because someone we love is in heaven, we feel heaven in our home.”

“I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living my baby you’ll be.”

‎”It has been said time heals all wounds… I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind protecting it’s sanity covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it’s never gone…” -Rose Kennedy

“I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) I am never without it.” -E.E. Cummings

“He tends his flock like a shepard: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; He gently leads those that have young.” -Isaiah 40:11

‘”For I know the plans I have for you’ says the Lord, ‘They are plans for good, and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” -Jeremaiah 29:11

“How very quietly you tiptoed into our world, silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footprints have left upon our hearts.'” -Unknown

“You may not be living here for all to see but in my heart you will be living forever , you will always be with me.”

“To the world you may be one person…but to one person you may be the world.”

“Breathe. Listen for my footfall in your heart. I am not gone but merely walk within you.” -Nicholas Evans

“So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.” -John 16:22

“Fly high, beautiful butterfly.”

“If I had lost a leg, I would tell them, instead of a boy, no one would ever ask me if I was ‘over’ it. They would ask me how I was doing learning to walk without my leg. I was learning to walk and to breath and to live without Wade. And what I was learning is that it was never going to be the life I had before.” -Elizabeth Edwards

“And when the night is cloudy, there is still a light that shines on me. Shine until tomorrow, let it be.” -The Beatles

“It’s a happy life, but someone is missing. It’s a happy life, and someone is missing.” -Elizabeth McCracken, An Exact Replica of a Figment of my Imagination

“Out of these ashes, beauty will rise.” -Steven Curtis Chapman

“The amount of time on earth matters very little: a man can live in greed and pride 90 years and never find God, know Him or accomplish His Plan. A stillborn baby on the other hand, teaches people to love, brings people to the Lord, teaches us the tenuous nature of life and teaches us a faith that those who have not suffered loss can never know. A child not even breathing for an hour, can have an impact greater than a famous preacher. The purpose of a life is not ours to decide nor in our hands: it is brought about by God.” -Author Unknown

“Do not judge the bereaved mother.
She comes in many forms.
She is breathing, but she is dying.
She may look young, but inside she has become ancient.
She smiles, but her heart sobs.
She walks, she talks, she cooks, she cleans, she works, she IS,
but she IS NOT, all at once.
She is here, but part of her is elsewhere for eternity.”

“The night is darkest just before the dawn.”

“Hope is the feeling that the feeling you have isn’t permanent.” -Jean Kerr


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