Life's just begun,
Think I'm gonna have a son.
He will be like she and me as free as a dove,
conceived in love,
Sun is gonna shine above.
And even though we ain't got money
I'm so in love with you honey
And everything will bring a chain of love.
In the morning when I rise
You bring a tear of joy to my eyes
And tell me everything is gonna be alright.
I sang this verse of "Danny's Song" to Gabriel frequently while I was pregnant with him, and in his ten days on earth. I sang it to him again just this morning. In his short life, all he ever knew was love. He was held close by me for 40 weeks, and held in our arms for most of his life. When he breathed his last breath he was in our arms. He was dressed and held even after his spirit was gone. He is the product of love, and he is love, and that is how we know everything is gonna be alright.
Gabriel Michael Gerard Cude passed away at approximately 12:15 on Monday, June 20th, 2011 after ten days that forever changed the world. The world is a different place because he lived. You and I are different people because he existed. Heaven is a little sweeter now that he is there. And Ben and I are simply blessed.