April 7th, 2011By: HeatherComments: 57
She is with the stars.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:02 am
you’ve got that right. Loving your family from afar.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:05 am
Maddie is such a beautiful girl. You are in my thoughts.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:06 am
Holding you while you remember your girl as we remember our boy. Much love to you xx
April 7th, 2011 at 12:07 am
Sweet, amazing, most precious baby Madeline: my heart belongs to you today.
I was lured out of long time lurkdom by those eyes.
Thinking about you always,
Kirstin in CA
April 7th, 2011 at 9:54 am
Me too! Never commented before, but just wanted to let you know that I’m keeping all your family in my thoughts and prayers today! My dad is a “bumpa”, but so close to “bampa” that I felt like I should let you know I am thinking about you all!
April 7th, 2011 at 12:09 am
We miss you starry eyed little girl
April 7th, 2011 at 12:10 am
she is beautiful…..those eyes are amazing.
thinking of you & your family today….
Keeping your family in my thoughts today. Maddie was such a bright girl.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:15 am
Thinking of you always and always.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:17 am
beautiful beautiful little girl.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:19 am
Praying for you guys. Truly. It is okay to NOT be okay.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:20 am
With the stars, indeed. Thinking of your families and gorgeous Madeline Alice today. Xoxo Lis
April 7th, 2011 at 12:31 am
Gorgeous. Her eyes…amazing. She is definitely with the stars.
My heart goes out to you & Mike.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:39 am
A long time lurker who just needs to send her love and let you know you will all be in my thoughts today.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:42 am
Our hearts are broken, but our arms are open.
Yes, she is Sweetie!!
April 7th, 2011 at 12:43 am
She most certainly is. What a beautiful girl!
Thinking of you and your family today.
April 7th, 2011 at 12:44 am
Oh how I love her eyes! How blessed we all are to have enjoyed her starry eyes. Thank you so much for sharing her.
You’re in my heart and thoughts today. Lots of love.
April 7th, 2011 at 1:35 am
Beautiful. Simply beautiful. Sending lots of love your way.
April 7th, 2011 at 2:27 am
Such a tiny girl with such huge amazing beauty. She takes my breath away.
April 7th, 2011 at 2:34 am
She has a beauty that continues to take my breath away. Wrapping you all in love and peace today and always.
April 7th, 2011 at 3:00 am
She is a star. I love seeing photos of her.
April 7th, 2011 at 3:07 am
Gorgeous, precious, rarest angel. Everlasting be her memory.
April 7th, 2011 at 3:08 am
For sure…with love and prayers on what must be an incredibly difficult day…
April 7th, 2011 at 3:38 am
Oh, how I miss those eyes and her smile!!
April 7th, 2011 at 3:45 am
love, just love
April 7th, 2011 at 3:54 am
I am wearing purple today in honor of Maddie….thank you for sharing such a beautiful and kind soul with us…. that picture says it all….she had such an insight and wisdom for such a young little girl….Gosh she is so very pretty with stars in her eyes…. I am sad that she is gone but she will NEVER be forgotten….I wish I could be there to shoulder some of the pain for you guys….I am so very sorry….
April 7th, 2011 at 3:55 am
April 7th, 2011 at 4:21 am
Loving you all
April 7th, 2011 at 4:34 am
Everytime I see a pic of Maddie I am again in awe of what a beautiful girl she was. I’m thinking of you today and every day. It really is ok to NOT be ok.
April 7th, 2011 at 5:22 am
I love this picture. Simply beautiful!
April 7th, 2011 at 5:35 am
What a gorgeous little girl. Those eyes cannot be forgotten. Remembering her, always…
April 7th, 2011 at 5:39 am
Just gorgeous. The world truly is a better place for having her in it.
April 7th, 2011 at 5:55 am
I’ve got purple on today too, for Maddie. I woke up thinking of her, and you and Mike. So many prayers, for strength and whatever else you need today.
April 7th, 2011 at 6:54 am
Look at those beautiful eyes. We love you, Maddie.xoxoxox
April 7th, 2011 at 6:56 am
She is with the stars. Such a beautiful little girl. My heart is with you guys today.
April 7th, 2011 at 7:15 am
April 7th, 2011 at 7:23 am
Beautiful, sweet Maddie….
April 7th, 2011 at 7:41 am
Every picture I see of this beautiful little girl always makes me tear up. She is so beautiful, happy, lovable and those eyes tell the world how loved she is. I have a heavy heart for you and your family today (and everyday for that matter). I will never understand why little ones are taken are so young . . . :(.
April 7th, 2011 at 7:48 am
She IS a star. I like that thought, shining down brightly during the darkest hours. Even when it’s cloudy and you can’t see her clearly. She’s still sparkling. Much love to you during these dark days.
April 7th, 2011 at 8:43 am
Beautiful girl, beautiful life
(((HUGS))) from Florida
April 7th, 2011 at 9:06 am
Thinking of you and your gorgeous little girl, Maddie. She touched so many hearts. My thoughts are with you all today.
April 7th, 2011 at 9:55 am
….and a smile full of sunshine. ((HUGS))
April 7th, 2011 at 10:38 am
She remains so absolutely bright and brightly shines on forever.
April 7th, 2011 at 11:04 am
Those eyelashes! Oh, such a pretty baby!!
I wore purple today, too.
Missing Maddie…though I’ve never met her. She really has touched so many people.
Wishing you much peace today. We are wearing purple at our house today and thinking of you and your sweet family.
April 7th, 2011 at 11:24 am
I did not think it was possible to miss someone whom you had never met, but this sweet lil pumpkin is missed so very much. I am sure she is shining down on her family. Missing Maddie too!
April 7th, 2011 at 1:06 pm
Sending you love and light on this saddest of all days. I’m so sorry.
April 7th, 2011 at 1:39 pm
Maddie is so beautiful..my heart aches for you everyday but especially today.
April 7th, 2011 at 1:57 pm
What a beautiful girl, inside and out. I’m so sad for your family. I’m wearing a scarf with pretty purple flowers today and thinking of Maddie.
April 7th, 2011 at 2:19 pm
Maddie is such a precious, glorious girl. A real dazzler.
April 7th, 2011 at 3:31 pm
April 7th, 2011 at 4:33 pm
Just stopped by to say we are thinking of you today. And we are Officially married as of 3:23 ish pm today. Loving you all from Florida, Kandi & Dustin (Boogies Auntie)
April 7th, 2011 at 4:52 pm
Hi Heather! I am that crazy lady from BlogHer last year that came up to you at your party to tell you about her near death experience and my meeting with Sylvia Browne! I just wanted to make sure I told you today that Maddie can hear you, see you, feel you. I long for the place she is in–I was there when I was 8. My vivid memories are constant reminders that loved ones that have passed are not far and in euphoria. Just as your love for her is timeless, hers is too. May God comfort you and Mike today, and that you find comfort in knowing she is with you in spirit always. Nothing can ever take that away.
Thinking of you. Weeping for you.
April 7th, 2011 at 9:35 pm
She is the brightest star of all. May you dream sweet dreams of your angel tonight. I wish she was in your arms where she belongs.
Love and prayers for you all.
April 8th, 2011 at 1:34 pm
My heart leaps out and envelopes you. I cannot even begin to fathom what you are going through on a daily basis, minute by minute, second by second. I really cannot.
My nephew James was born 12 weeks early, weighing just over 2lbs. He was in the NICU for 11 weeks and is now thriving and hitting all his adjusted developmental markers. He turns 1 on April 26th. I met him for the first time exactly 1 month ago because I was living overseas (USA) and had to move back to South Africa because my visa ran out.
Because of your Maddie I donate to March of Dimes. Because of Maddie I truly appreciate every moment we have with him. He has health problems and his lungs are only going to be at the levels they would have been had he not been a premie when he is 2 or 3 years old. I worry about him every day – does he have a sniffle? Is he running a fever?
My brother and sis-in-law are still traumatised from their time in the NICU – watching this tiny person fight every day, sitting around hoping it would work out.
I truly believe that Maddie was up in heaven, cheering him on, willing him to grow and thrive and get better so he could go home.
My deepest condolences are zipping across the hemispheric divide from South Africa – I am so deeply sorry that your Maddie is gone. I can’t believe it has been 2 years.
April 10th, 2011 at 11:12 pm
Those eyes, that face, her smile… I miss her for you! She is beautiful. My heart goes out to your family.
Do you write about your very specific Maddie memories or dreams? I could see where that could be helpful, especially since you and Mike are both writers. I can appreciate that you wouldn’t share those with the interwebs, though. I hope that your dreams are filled with sweet thoughts and memories of both of your girls.
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