8/09/2013

Love at First Sight: Powerful Photos Of Meeting Our Daughter

It seems like yesterday...
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter
We anxiously walked into a hospital nursery hundreds of miles from home with only 1-hour of sleep.
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter
Our hearts raced as we laid eyes on our 2-day old daughter for the first time.
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter
She was beautiful and perfect and swaddled tightly inside her bassinet.
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter
It was 3:00 PM but time stood still when we laid eyes on our beautiful baby girl for the first time.
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter
We couldn't help but smile when we held her little hands.

It didn't take long for us to fall in love with this sweet baby.
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter
No words could express what it was like to hold our daughter for the first time.
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter 
I physically felt God tell me:

"I told you I didn't forget about you...
That I had something much bigger planned for you."

It was clear to us that she was the child we prayed for.
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter
Olivia Grace was the little girl we waited for.
Adoptive Parents Meet Daughter
She is our treasured daughter we fell in love with at first sight.

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Photos: Isadora Photography