Dear Lord, forgive me for all of the times I've compared myself to others. I know that You have hand-picked all of my qualities. Help me to see these things as beautiful reminders of Your great love in creating me as Your daughter. In Jesus' Name, Amen.— Lysa TerKeurst
Unexpected I Love My Daughter quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
Never love anything that can't love you back.
Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Losing the future is the best thing that ever happened to me.
They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom.
Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much. I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital so I could have all my women together.
I'm in shock. Whitney was such an amazing artist. When I started my English career, I wanted to be like her. I loved her so much. My prayers go out to her daughter and to all of her family.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
I find myself enjoying a deeper love than I ever imagined was possible in the form of my daughter and certainly in the union with my wife. It makes everything else, including work, which is one of the things I'm most passionate about, pale by comparison.
Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee.
I've always traveled with a picture of my daughter from 1989, her kindergarten school picture, that has 'I love you, Daddy' written on it. She's always made fun of me because I never changed that picture out. It's like my resistance to her getting older. It was the first thing she'd ever written to me and it means the world to me.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I cannot forget my mother, She is my bridge.
I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother.
She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers.
I am a true 80s girl. I loved Kylie, Madonna, The Bangles and Human League. I fancied a couple of the Neighbours kids too and I loved Bros. God, I had terrible music taste. I’m getting a taste of my own medicine now, as my daughter’s been asking for some quite scary albums.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.
I was holding [my four-year-old daughter] and I said, 'Sophia, I love you more than anything in the universe.' And she turned to me and said, 'Daddy, universe or multiverse?'
My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love.
I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always being aware of what my A story was - the love story between a father and his son, and that son and his daughter.
One time I was at a swimming pool with my kids, a public pool.
I had my daughter, my six year old, on my arm like this. She was like clamped on, and she's kicking. ... And then she got off and another random child just clamped on. It's like a rat. "Get off of me." "But I love you." "I don't know you, kid."
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
When I say that I love you, I don't say it out of habit or to make conversation.
I say it to remind you that you're the best thing that's ever happened to me.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
I love to watch my daughter. At twenty-two months, that little soul is developing at a rate I will never understand. She's kind of taught me that growth and expansion are a person's natural state and inclination.
A King only bows down to his Queen.
Poems come from ordinary experiences and objects, I think.
Out of memory - a dress I lent my daughter on her way back to college; a newspaper photograph of war; a breast self-exam; the tooth fairy; Calvinist parents who beat up their children; a gesture of love; seeing oneself naked over age 50 in a set of bright hotel bathroom mirrors.
I thank God that I'm a product of my parents, that they infected me with their intelligence and energy for life, with their thirst for knowledge and their love. I'm grateful that I know where I come from.
I do eat well. I try to love my body. That is what I tell my daughter. I say, 'Love every bite of food. Love your body. We're all going to be dead soon.' Actually I don't say that last thing to her.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
I love my mother for all the times she said absolutely nothing.
... Thinking back on it all, it must have been the most difficult part of mothering she ever had to do: knowing the outcome, yet feeling she had no right to keep me from charting my own path. I thank her for all her virtues, but mostly for never once having said, "I told you so.
I will not leave you, I cannot leave you, for you are My creation and My product, My daughter and My son, My purpose and My... Self. Call on Me, therefore, wherever and whenever you are separate from the peace that I am. I will be there. With Truth. And Light. And Love.
I have two daughters that are the loves of my life and I want to leave them a better world, a better country, a better state and a better city.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
One of the biggest blessings in my life is that I have a very wonderful family, a lovely wife and two lovely daughters.
I love my daughter. She and I have shared my body. There is a part of her mind that is a part of mine. But when she was born, she sprang from me like a slippery fish, and has been swimming away ever since.
In truth, I am a single mother. But I don't feel alone at all in parenting my daughter. Krishna has a whole other side of her family who loves her, too. And so Krishna is parented by me, but also by her grandmother and aunts and cousins and uncles and friends.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again.
Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn't even really a choice.
These days I'm probably happiest when I see my two daughters loving one another.
Dad - a son's first hero, a daughter's first love.
Your kids need your love and attention, and being able to devote myself to them is very fulfilling. As I get older, spending time with my daughters makes things much easier. You learn to put your ego aside.
I love my daughter, but there's a certain feeling, a certain emotion when you got a granddaughter, you know?