January 26, 2015

I See You.

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Hello beautiful tiny human.

I see you.

I see your open unfiltered eyes.

I see the universe in your right and all my past lifetimes in your left.

I see you focused on my gaze, working to solve the mystery.

I see every color in the blue pools of your soul.

I see your fears, your joys, your unspoken love for all that is, and is coming.

I see your purity, and it frightens me, and excites me.

I see your yearning to learn, to explore, to live, to be.

I see the impossibility of this being your first trip to this Earth.

I see your honest depth, and unwavering faith.

I see your thirst for all you need, and all I hope to provide.

I see the sparkle, the twinkle and magic you gift to me.

I see everything through your eyes, when I am awake, open and willing.

I see you teaching me with silence.

I see your tears well when your cup of emotion overflows.

I see the flash of knowing in your being.

I see the knowingness that behind that flash lays a bright profound light.

I see all that is good in myself in you.

I see the courage of your father in you.

I see the humor of your uncle in you.

I see your uniqueness in all its glory.

I see your adoration for life.

I see your ability to convey that adoration with a simple glance.

I see all the complexities, and the pure simplicity, of the universe in your soul.

I see the unwavering substance in your glowing energy.

I see the shift of the Earth in your breath.

I see the shift of my mind in your smile.

I see the shift of my heart in your pulse.

I see all that is right, all that is beautiful and all that is love, in your everything.

I see you my child.

I see you.


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Author: Bailey Gaddis

Apprentice Editor: Aisling McAtter/Editor: Travis May

Photos: Provided by author

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Jaimee Dec 5, 2015 9:30pm

This touched me. Deeply. I love my little and all the wonderment I see in her eyes throughout our days. I see her every single day and you captured it beautifully.

Nancy Jan 26, 2015 7:58pm

This is so beautiful, thank you for sharing!

bigfamilyentnc Jan 26, 2015 5:10pm

So sweet and true. I have 8 humans of my own and I try to stop and "see" them often

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Bailey Gaddis

Bailey Gaddis is a Mother, Writer, Hypnotherapist, HypnoBirthing Practitioner, Birth Doula, Amateur Smoothie Chef, and other (fill in the blank) titles. Bailey, originally from Austin, Texas, partnered up with an Aussie, and together they created a small human with the sass of a Southerner and the big-brass-baby-balls of the babe’s from the Land Down Under. They gave up the exhausting endeavor of sowing their oats and moved to the valley of good energy in Ojai, CA. When Bailey isn’t digging in the dirt with her son, she’s washing her hands so she can write, or cook a dinner that only contains a minimal amount of dirt. Bailey blogs at BaileysAndBabies, is cool with the Facebook, tweets on Twitter, and has a slight obsession with taking photos on Instagram.