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Love is a mother and father fighting for their little girl and never giving up on her.

Love is keeping hope alive even when all seems lost.

Love is in a mothers tears when the battle is over.

Love is a community surrounding and holding those who are mourning.

Love is friends making phone calls so the family doesn’t have to.

Love is taking pictures of baby things to sell on ebay.

Love is in food carefully prepared for the family.

Love is the aunt who creates a MySpace to honor her niece.

Love is the uncle who dedicates a blog to her.

Love is a mother choosing with care what her daughter will wear.

Love is a father choosing with care where she will rest.

Love is siblings who already miss their sister but know that she is with Jesus.

Love is the team of doctors and nurses who did everything in their power to heal her.

Love is the mother who goes to the hospital every day to be with her baby girl.

Love is in the socks donated to other premie babies who don’t have anything to wear.

Love is the Church who prayed continuously for healing and mercy and who mourn alongside the family.

Love is what grows and strengthens in the midst of adversity. Love is what holds us together. In times of deep grief, love is our hope, our stronghold, our line to hold onto in the middle of the storm. Love is life.

If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater. – Unknown

Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly, and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved. We love to love. – Leo Buscaglia

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of seperation. – Khalil Gibran

We can do no great things; only small things with great love. – Mother Teresa

Love looks for no reason to give. – Unknown

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