I hold it in my hands,

this precious gift,

the one bestowed on me.


I didn't think I was ready

but how could I not be?

It was my destiny.

It shines so bright

so beautiful, glowing

from the joy it brings.

It makes me better,

it adds the missing piece

to the life I thought I knew.

It is a humbling honor,

a privilege, a sacred charge

better than I ever imagined.

And so here I sit

with this gift, so precious

and I grin from ear to ear.

It will not always be easy


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