my Little Sleeping Beauty,
looked so lovely smiling in your sleep. As I tiptoed into your room to tuck you
in, I saw that you had drifted off with your favorite book. It was then that I
realized how priceless moments like these pass so quickly, and yet we have so
many more to create. I’ll hold these memories deep in my heart and I want them
to also be cherished memories for you. I felt that the words in this letter
could keep them alive so that when these days are past, they will never be
morning you crawled into Daddy’s lap giving a big hug and an “I love you
this much!” Tomorrow you may be too grown up for that sort of thing. Yesterday
I could mend your dolls broken leg with a hug. Tomorrow you’ll break a young
man’s heart with a kiss.
the days go by you will find that time seems to pass more quickly. Never be too
busy to stop and smell the roses and count your blessings along the way. The
best advise I can give you, My Little Sleeping Beauty, is to always look to our
Lord for His strength and guidance as you travel new paths in your life. No
matter what happiness’ greet you and trials befall you, Momma and I are here
God always be with you and His angels watch over you as you venture out into the
world in a way in which you have never gone. You’ll be traveling all the way
from Yesterday to Tomorrow, leaving behind you braces and bumps, measles and
mumps, bubblegum and me. I promise not to feel hurt when you find that the world
is a more interesting place than your Daddy’s lap.
have watched you bloom like the most beautiful rose, and it nearly breaks my heart
to think that tomorrow I’ll be giving you away to some strange young man.
Sooner or later, each butterfly must shed its cocoon, and each bird must try its
wings. I have prayed since the day you were born that God would bless you with a
loving and spiritual husband to lead you and your children in a fulfilled and
Daughter, you will soon grow up and out of your Daddy’s arms. As I leaned over
to kiss you tonight, you didn’t wake. I knew you wouldn’t. As in the fairy
tale, only the handsome young prince can open your eyes. Sadly, I’m just the
father of a future bride. Tomorrow when you wake, you’ll be a young lady and
won’t even realize you have changed paths in the middle of dream. However, you
might notice a change in me – I’ll look different somehow: a little sadder,
a little wiser, but a lot richer!
remember, dear child, You’ll Always be Daddy’s Little Girl!
Tonight I kissed a Princess, and I feel like a King.
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"My Little Sleeping Beauty."
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