Saturday, November 12, 2011

A Beautiful Gift

After Luke was born I wore this necklace around me neck for quite some time. Trevor had made it for me and given it to me on a very special day in my life, while we were dating. It is such a special piece of jewelry to me. I love that he made it and I love that it's a heart and a symbol of his love for me. 

It's hard to pin-point with words, exactly, why I wore it once I came home from the hospital. I know those days after giving birth to Luke, I felt loved by my husband more than I ever had. I know that part of my heart was broken and missing. Perhaps it was just something tangible to symbolize the things I was feeling. Maybe something physical to be with me when my baby, who I love so deeply, was not. 

A couple weeks after Luke's birth, I received this beautiful gift from my brother, Kevin, and his wife, Magen. They had it made especially for me by Madison Craft Studio. The green stone is to represent peridot, the birthstone for August. I love it. I don't wear it every day, but it is often found around my neck.

Thank you for the beautiful gift and memento to honor and remember my precious baby.