bday wishes

A little girl needs Daddy
For many, many things:
Like holding her high off the ground
Where the sunlight sings
Like being the deep music
That tells her all is right
When she awakens frantic with
The terrors of the night.

Like being the great mountain
That rises in her heart
And shows her how she might get home
When all else falls apart.

Like giving her the love
That is her sea and air,
So diving deep or soaring high
She'll always find him there.

luv you endlessly Dad, Happy Birthday.

{author unknown for the poem}


  1. These words fit your Dad so perfectly ~ are you sure you didn't write this? Happy Birthday, Terry. Wishes for your day to be filled with love and spoiling.

  2. If you were trying to make me cry--you succeeded. You write and honor others so often ... but, I thank God every day for YOU. You and your beautiful spirit and personality lift and BRIGHTEN everyone's life, including ours!! Thank you for being YOU! I'll love you (and that is something I can do) forever and ever.

  3. Happy Birthday Big Brother...hope that this new year will be a fabulous one for you and your whole family. Love ya!

  4. Happy Birthday Terry! All us nieces and nephews love you, too!

  5. Whoops!!! Happy birthday Terry....it is nice to be reminded in my young old age:) Hope it was awesome!

    Great post Jenna, as always. Life can only get better:)