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Precious Little One

Updated on April 2, 2011

Callum William Donaldson, 7.12.10 3.42 am

My beautiful baby grandson the day he blessed us.
My beautiful baby grandson the day he blessed us. | Source

A Love So Strong.


Cradling you, my precious bundle of joy,

so pure and free from sin,

It isn't hard to see what you mean to me.

I wish I could feed you from nature knows what is best,

but alas my child those days are over, gone.

Although not old, I did that for your dad,

made him strong and tall and all that he is,

so that he can pass his wisdom onto you.

Skin so fair, complexion the colour of milk,

blond hair, but soon to be brown,

but none the less the feeling of silk.

I can see my precious baby in you.

Those same liquid eyes that pierce right through my heart,

like a soft wind blowing through the trees,

you grip my finger and smile,

just like the snowdrops greeting in the spring.

My heart aches at the very sight of you,

and still I have to smell you close to me.

The babbling stream that rushes through the field,

the lighting bolt that strikes the tree so tall,

everyday I thank God for the chance to know you.

My friendship will never fail you

and Nana's love will always be there to guide you.

Just as God's pure light,

just there, always sitting besides you.

Spring lambs skipping amongst the Daisy's,

remind me of a life full of joy,

I pray for you.

Grow strong my child, for from the eyes and love of men,

children are born and I want to see them shine again.

You are a reminder of all that is good in this world,

and despite growing older, I want to nurse and nurture you forever,

I will always be in your life to support you,

and will be the proudest Nana in the world to have known you.


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      Mrs. J. B. 

      7 years ago from Southern California

      Ding Dong he is so darn cute.. Looks more like Auntie LeeLee though.... I really enjoy your hubs though in all seriousness. You make your readers relate to you, feel like family.. That is perfection... Now you just have to make them also adore your cute, deathly afraid of horses little american sister... ME!!!!

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      Annette Donaldson 

      7 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Hi Tina, thank you for stopping by to read. Congratulations on your 7 grandchildren. They really do make a difference. I adore the time I spend with Callum, enjoying him so much more than the time I spent with my son. Only in the nicest of meanings lol.

    • thebluestar profile imageAUTHOR

      Annette Donaldson 

      7 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Hey b. nice to have you back. Thank you so much, I can't start to say how much Callum has enriched my life. All I know is that I can never imagine my life without him.

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      b. Malin 

      7 years ago

      From one Grandmother to the other Grandmother...Simply Beautiful! He's adorable, and may you both share many, Happy, Wonderful Years together.

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      Granny's House 

      7 years ago from Older and Hopefully Wiser Time

      Lovely tribute to your grandson. I have 7 gbabys They mean the world to me.

      thanks for sharing


    • thebluestar profile imageAUTHOR

      Annette Donaldson 

      7 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Good morning Ladies, Margaret, Foss, Glorgeousmom, and Sall, thank you all for your lovely comments. I am the lucky one to be blessed with such a beautiful grandson, his photo is only half the story, he is such a beautiful child. x

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      Truckstop Sally 

      7 years ago

      What a beautiful baby! You will be a wonderful Nana. Callum is a lucky boy indeed!

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      Glo L Bernadas 

      7 years ago from Philippines

      Every child is truly a blessing. Congratulations for having been blessed with a beautiful and adorable angel.

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      7 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      he's very precious and you seem to be in love and that's what life is all about!

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      Margaret Murphy 

      7 years ago

      a wonderful tribute to the new grand child and to being a mother, no matter what age

      go in peace and love

    • thebluestar profile imageAUTHOR

      Annette Donaldson 

      7 years ago from Northern Ireland

      chspublish, Thank you so much for stopping by, it is nice to meet you. Thank you for your comment, I am very lucky

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      7 years ago from Ireland

      So beautiful and may you have many days of happiness with your bundle of joy. Congratulations.

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      Annette Donaldson 

      7 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Thank you for stopping by ahorseback. I have read some of your hubs, you are an interesting person and I will be following you.

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      7 years ago

      Ahh, the beauty of new born love, and innosence abounds , what a beautiful child.!


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