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emmaline’s dedication

Not only was this past Sunday Mother’s Day, but it was also the day we dedicated Emmaline at church.

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Emmaline already belongs to God, so intentionally dedicating her back to Him was our genuine pleasure.

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You may remember that we dedicated Rylie when she was a month old, so we decided we wanted to do the same for Emmaline – and it was so special that it also fell on Mother’s Day!

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Unlike Rylie’s dedication, we were not the only ones at the event. There were 4 other families (so 5 of us total) and Emmaline was by far the youngest of the group. Although I had high hopes that Emmaline would be like Rylie and be quiet during the dedication, I was quickly reminded that Emmaline is her own little person because she fussed for most of the time! *face palm* I contribute it towards a stinky diaper and a grumbling tummy. We swiftly resolved both of these troubles after the dedication and Emmaline was in a much better mood once her needs had been taken care of. 😛

 

After the dedication, we took some photos with the family members that were able to attend.

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The life verse we picked for Emmaline is 1 John 5:4 which says, “For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world…” Aaron and I are so honored to have been entrusted with God’s beautiful princess Emmaline. We do not take this responsibility lightly and we are so thankful that we get a front row seat to watch all that God does in Emmaline’s life and see how He shines through her.

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