Thursday, October 15, 2009

Wave of Light & Balloon Release


After work today, I stopped by a local florist to pick up some balloons to release to honor all the babies that have been lost and loved. I picked a pink balloon to remember all the baby girls, a blue balloon to remember all the baby boys, and a white balloon for babies whose gender was unknown.

Once Anthony got off of work we went outside in our back yard and released the balloons all tied together.







At 7 pm EST, I lit candles to remember our babies as part of the Wave of Light and let them burn for over a hour.

This candle holds a special place in my heart. It is the candle that was lit at Jordan's memorial last June. I lit this candle tonight to remember all of my mommy friends who have lost their babies.

I lit this candle in honor of my daughter, Carleigh McKenna.

I lit this candle in honor of my angel, Jordan Leigh.

Together, these candles burned in a beautiful display in our bedroom. The room held a warm glow and the soft scent of vanilla. It was peaceful.

Precious babies, we remember you now and always. You are close in our thoughts and always in our hearts. We will never forget you. We love you and wait for the day when we will meet again.

20 comments:

The Blue Sparrow said...

Remebering with you tonight. *Hugs*

MommyIvy said...

I lit a canndle in memory of all the babies. I will say a prayer for you and your family.

Danielle said...

How beautiful!

And what a great idea for the balloon release. I might just have to steal that from you for next year :)

Ang said...

Beautiful!! Thats about all I type out right now through the tears. I said a prayer for you family today.

Kate said...

Lifting up all the babies, Mommy's, Daddy's, and brothers and sisters!

Mary said...

Just beautiful! I love how you did the balloons too ... what a good idea!

Once A Mother said...

what a beautiful tribute. I love the balloon for the babies whose genders were unknown, like my first. Thank you for honoring all the babies this way. Your sweet children were in my prayers as we lit a candle at Peyton's grave tonight.

croleyc69 said...

So very beautiful & so touching. I thought of everyone tonite that has lost. The balloons were so special. Great idea. {{HUGS}}
Caroline

Nicole said...

How precious. All of those pictures and your kind words warmed my heart.
Thinking of you tonight, as you remember the babies who are now in heaven....

House of Collinsworth said...

Remembering along with you...and my son's grave marker finally arrived...on this very special day.

Mindy said...

That was beautiful and brought tears to my eyes. I am so sorry for what you are going through and every other mother out there.

Nan & Mike said...

Just beautiful Holly, what a creative idea to do a balloon release too! Thank you for honoring all babies along with yours. Big Hugs, Nan xoxoxoxo

stitchndeb said...

These pictures were amazing, especially the candles! ~Debbie

Lea said...

Holly - such amazing photos. I love them. Nicholas' candle was lit for all of our Angels too....xo

Just Breathe said...

Your candle display was beautiful and sending the balloons was a very sweet idea. I had my candle going for all the babies. I want to apologize for not knowing about your Jordan. My prayers are with you.

Tina said...

This is beautiful Thank you Holly for remembering all of our babies. xx

Ms. Sarah said...

we were remembering also. I am putting together a slide show from all the moms who have lost. you can email me if you like carleighs included.

Rikki said...

so beautiful. I love that you released the balloons.

Franchesca Cox said...

I love the balloon release! Remembering Carleigh, Jordan and my Jenna along with all of our angels.

xo

Mary Ellen said...

Very Beautiful! This was the first year that I knew about the Wave of Light and I am so glad to have found out about it. It was very emotional for me as I sat a watched all 4 of my candles flickering in my bedroom, but peacefull as well.

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