4 years ago today, the pain in your womb ended.
As the pain in your heart began, will it ever be mended?
Do you wonder where the girl is, do you shed a many tears?
As you surely did that October morn, when you realized your fears.
As the child you labored to bear, was female and sickly, not a cause for joy.
As laws allowed just one child, you had hoped for a boy.
Wrapped in a blanket she was just hours old as you wrote a note.
Tears streaming down onto the paper, as your heart surely broke.
Please let her get well, please let her have a good life.
Let her forgive us someday, you hoped that she might.
The babe taken in, nurtured back to good health.
Had gotten the blessing, of safety and wealth.
As she grew from a babe, to a toddler you see,
She was loved dearly, first by her foster family.
God had a plan for this child, He was making sure all went right.
His timing was perfect, her future in His sight.
Yearning for a little girl, God knew this child was the one.
Time past by so slowly it seemed, when travel time came we were so glad.
So skinny and scared she was, but we loved her from the start.
We are her forever family you see, as we were meant to be.
She brings us great joy, as the baby of our family.
My mind wanders, and I long for a message to send.
I’d like to ask you, did you notice her toe?
Did you commit them to memory, did she get those from you?
What a beautiful girl she’s turned out to be.
I’d die for this girl, to put your heart’s ache to rest.
She calls me Mommy, birth mother, something sadly you will never hear.
Not from her lips and it sounds so dear.
I’d thank you birth mother, for the care that you took.
It’s not our way to judge you for the road that you took.
We gave this precious child a family for forever and more.
A mom, and a dad, a big sister too, and some brothers for sure.
By far she has given us so much more you see.
Than we will ever give her by becoming a part of our family.
She is happy and lively, we do our best to maintain her Chinese ties.