Saturday, March 19, 2011

The Meaning of Life

The other night Audrey asked me for a picture of her appa to keep in her crib at bedtime- "to protect her."  Not sure where she even learned that concept.

Today we walked along the river in the afternoon just to get some fresh air.  I got a tea at Whole Foods.  On the way back I felt so tired, I needed to sit down on a bench facing the river.  Audrey has a cold and sat bundled up with a hat almost covering her eyes, nose running a bit.

I asked her, jokingly to myself really, "What do you think of all this Audrey?  Is life good?" and finally,
"Audrey- what is the meaning of life."

While gazing at a few geese on the grass in front of her and appearing in a daze, she spoke softly, still staying in that daze..."ope."  I lean in, curious what she said and fascinated that she would even attempt an answer..."what did you say?"

"Did you say hope?"


  1. Bringing tears to my eyes, as I read - as usual... thinking of you and believing that one day you will have the hope which does not disappoint us.....Rom 5:5

  2. wow, she is incredible. out of the mouths of babes. love you julia....

  3. I am so glad you are recording these precious moments.

  4. wow...God is speaking to you through Audrey... It has to be.