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Out of Order



I look at those little feet
So shaped like my granddaughter’s
And I know this little child
Is hers – and ours – not some other family’s.

His lips are just like his mother’s –
And his nose and eyes are from his father.
He’s a precious child of God.
Why did I worry about his arrival?

Well, he came out of order!
In my day, first the couple married.
Then they lived together, and
Then they started their family.


Today the order seems to have changed.
First – live together, and then
Confirm your love with a child, and then
You might get married – but not necessarily.

The order of things as taught by grandparents
and confirmed by parents in most cases
Is not the order of things in today’s world.
Things are out of order!

However, this great-grandma is happy to be
GG to this precious child – so dear.
He didn’t choose his parents’ order of things.
All he needs to know is love.


Unconditional love and support are yours.
You are a precious, gift from God.
Xander Leland Cantwell –
Welcome to this world.

Your order is perfect-
Not out of order at all.
How could I have questioned God’s timing?
It’s always perfect!

GG Jan
– praising  the enhanced Beekman/Cantwell Family

Comments on: "Out of Order" (3)

  1. Words of truth, wisdom, and unconditional love!

  2. senoralearsclass said:

    I love this!! I guess love doesn’t always obey and when we receive these types of blessings the order in which we receive them seems irrelevant.
    Enjoy your new blessing!

    • Thank you for the response. You’re so right. These kinds of blessings are welcome any day – in any order! God is good. All the time! May He bless you abundantly!

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