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Special Piece - New Member of the Family {UPDATE!!!}



I wanted to pause for a moment to insert a very special moment in my life. On July 26th, 2013 1:34 in the afternoon, my oldest daughter gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. Her name is Sophia Kaye Guyles. This is my first grandchild and to me a very special person in my life. I realize many of you that read this blog might already be a grandparent and so with that I must tip my hat to you. I honestly have no idea what is to come, but I am rather excited. There are many times I have to wonder what do I do? How can I be the best grandparent? I think sometimes I do worry about my Asperger's and what kind of effect that might have on my newest member. I will say that I not concerned whether or not Sophia will be autistic because I'll love her just way she is...just like my children.


I just know that I want to make sure that she understands that my wife, children and I will always be there for her, but most importantly...Jesus will be there for her. She will hear what the Lord has done for her when she is old enough, but until then, she get to experience everything God has to offer. Her birth alone is a miracle in itself! Every time I get to see her, it just fills me with humbleness and love. I've very happy she's finally here.

And now there are TWO! Evelyn Aimee was born on June 28, 2015 very early Sunday Morning 4:00 am. She's a beautiful baby and I couldn't be prouder. Now Sophia has a little sister. I pray may the Lord bless both of these beautiful girls and watch over closely as they grow in this life. 


Song of Inspiration [Check it out on iTunes or Android!]:

Song: "Children of God"

Artist: Third Day

Album: Move



Here is Sarah and Christen holding Sophia.






My Little So-So!







AND HERE IS THE NEW ADDITION!









Here's the video Children of God by Third Day!




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