I can’t believe how quickly the weeks are passing. I feel like I just crafted last week’s post and here I am waking up to the excitement of joining my fellow writers for another edition of Five Minute Friday. This week our prompt is One.
Over the past eight and a half months our family has undergone some change.
Our oldest daughter went from being an only child to welcoming a baby sister into the world. I’ve been blessed in countless ways watching her adapt to this change. She has become a second mom to the baby. It’s amazing the bond they have formed in such a short time.
Two are better than one,
because they have a good return for their labor:
If either of them falls down,
one can help the other up.
But pity anyone who falls
and has no one to help them up.
Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm.
But how can one keep warm alone?
Though one may be overpowered,
two can defend themselves.
A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
I am thankful that in a world that will wound and sting that my girls will have each other. If one falls down, then the other can help her up. They can keep each other warm when they are surrounded by cold. When one is in need of backup they can provide defense for one another.
As an older sister myself I see the importance of the sibling bond. It is one not easily broken or overpowered. And I know that if everyone else turns their back on me that my sisters will still be there.
I can’t wait to watch the Lord continue to grow the bond between my daughters. I am blessed and I am thankful for the gift of true sisterhood.
The Ameri Brit Mom
10 thoughts on “One: Five Minute Friday”
Oh my gosh, they are beautiful! Love the smiles! Being a Mimi to granddaughters, I feel the same way – I am so grateful the girls will have one another. May God grow and strengthen the relationship your girls have with each passing year! Blessings!
Thanks so much, Joanne. I love being a girl mom.
So adorable! the TWO of them! With ONE awesome Mum.
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Adorable little girls. And as the oldest, I understand that sister bond you talk about here. I love the bond I have with my sister.
What a lovely, heartwarming post. Thank you for this early Christmas gift, and blessings to you and your girls.
#1 at FMF this week.
Congratulations! What two sweethearts! They are blessed indeed:)
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Thanks, Jennifer. They bless us so much 🙂