Dear Eli, Your birthday is tomorrow.  You’d be six.  You’d be playing with your siblings and chasing and catching alligator lizards and snails. It’s hard to believe you’d be six.  It’s flown by so quickly and it’s gone to slowly


For what seemed like several weeks in a row after Eli passed away, our church kept singing a song with some lyrics like, “For Your goodness Lord. For the things You do.  For Your mercies and all of the ways you