I cannot believe a year has passed since you were born. Your birth was the single most significant event in my entire life. Mommy loves you darling, in ways that no words could ever fully describe. You are the light of my life. You have made me a better person, a more patient person. You have taught me what complete and utter love is. May God continue to bless you and keep you. May you continue to bring hope and joy to those who have the privilege of knowing you.

And now, for something funny…. Walter and Ava sharing a little dance early in the morning of her 1st birthday: