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Graceful Lily

Posted by on January 3, 2012

This cute little milestone for Lily is a few weeks old, but I didn’t get around to blogging about it until now.

Every evening before we eat dinner, Amanda and I lead Alex and Joel in saying grace. One evening a while back I noticed that Lily (about 9mo at the time) was staring at us and had clapped her hands together. At first I wasn’t sure if it deliberate or just a coincidence. Well, it happens just about every time we eat together now, so it’s definitely deliberate. 🙂 Whenever we start grace, she watches intently and usually drops whatever she’s eating or drinking to put her hands together (though she sometimes ends up clapping them or swinging them around like she’s practicing a Captain Kirk double-fist thump).

I think that’s pretty cool, and as a Catholic it makes me proud as well. Anyone else have a story like that they’d like to share. 🙂