Whenever I have the privilege of Skyping with Pearl, we always blow kisses to one another.
I saw this beautiful poem on an adoption forum, and it reminded me of our little ritual…
I hold you in my heart and touch you in my dreams.
You are here each day with me, at least that’s how it seems.
I know you wonder where we are, what’s taking us so long.
But remember child, I love you so and God will keep you strong.
Now go outside and feel the breeze, let it touch your skin
Because tonight, just as always, I blow you kisses in the wind.
May God hold you in His hand until I can be with you.
I promise you, my darling, I’m doing all that I can do.
Very soon, you’ll have a family for real, not just pretend.
But for tonight, just as always, I blow you kisses in the wind.
May God wrap you in His arms and hold you very tight.
And let the angels bring the kisses that I send to you each night.
-by Pamela Durkota, written for Josh