"Once we clearly acknowledge the soul, we can learn to hear it's cries. - Dallas Willard, Renovation Of The Heart."

It takes courage to pursue our dreams. It takes time and patience to unearth buried treasure. But I believe with all my heart that we must do both.

5.25.2010

She graduated!!!



This just about says it all!!!

24 comments:

Artistic Accents by Darla said...

Congratulations! She is beaming!!!

julie king said...

what a beautiful girl she is!!!! and how nice that you captured this happy moment for always.

Jennifer Richardson said...

What a beauty...her spirit practically leaps off the page!!! Godspeed in her adventures to come....

Lisa said...

great photo of your daughter Mary : )

Just Be Real said...

That is one "happy" camper! Congrats!

jgr said...

She is beautiful and her happiness is beautiful, too!

Martha Lever said...

She is such a beautiful girl,Mary! I remember how happy these days were. It's bittersweet, isn't it?
Baby birds gotta fly...sniff sniff.

Dena E's Blog said...

Sooooo BEAUTIFUL and Proud.. How are you doing now Mary???? We had a teary day at church as the congregation prays for the graduates and the parents speak..It was VERY bittersweet.. Anyway,,I have sure been thinking of you Sistah...
In my prayers Mary..
Blessings&Hugs Dena

Denise said...

Congrats, praise God.

Marthann's Musings said...

Oh those smiles on their faces are the best. There is no thrill more exciting in their lives at that moment. Congratulations to all. Great accomplishment.

Bren said...

She is lit from within, what a moment! I'm sue you were laughing and crying all at the same time. It's a strange thing how joy and loss can occupy our being at the same time.

caryjo said...

What a joyful smile. Love it!

Ophelia said...

Oh....how fabulous!! You remind me of how precious the time is...
Thanks friend.

S. Etole said...

What a celebratory smile ... and the graffiti will be such a special remembrance.

Jay said...

she looks beautiful mary......mind marrying her 2 me mary(jst kiddin) lol......
god bless her.......

Peter Stone said...

Her expression and the title for the post, says it all :) Congrats!

Buffy said...

Congrats,she looks so happy and beautiful.

Butterfly Works said...

What a moment captured forever....She's beautiful and you can see the joy she has within....her life is only beginning and she has so many adventures ahead of her...How is it possible that as mothers we can be so sad and so happy at the same time....
Hugs and Blessings

Megan Hoover said...

bittersweetness....big hug! congrats, Megan!

Martha Lever said...

Hi Mary, yes I do keep the door open and wear a mask too but it still worries me. After all my spray paints are empty I might not replenish for a while to let my lungs clear!

Mechelle said...

Mary I know you and your hubby are so proud of her!! Congrats!

CountryDreaming said...

Congratulations, graduate! Wishing you all the best success in your future endeavors!

Vicki said...

Mary, she is absolutely beautiful! How happy she looks! Congratulations!

DJ said...

Awwww....!