So here they are Abby, 16 things that make you my favorite 16 year old!
1. Your love of shopping
2. Your beautiful smile
3. Your sense of humor
4. Your compassion
5. The kindness you show to little ones
6. Your "reasonable" thrill-seeking side
7. Your creativity and perseverance
8. Your willingness to try new things
9. Your love of family
10. Your uncanny ability to get your siblings to do just about anything. It's good for them that you're such a rule follower!
11. Your love for the "least of these."
12. Your amazing fashion sense (well, once you grew out of your DC Cupcakes t-shirt!)
13. The energy with which you celebrate others
14. Your unparalleled ability to sniff out a good cupcake, cheesecake, smoothie, frozen yogurt, candy store....
15. The loyalty you show in your friendships.
16. Your patience with me, even when it means wearing matching outfits far longer than any child should have to. (And yes, your father and I will supplement your therapy bills someday!)
Happy Birthday Baby Girl! I hope it's a great one. I pray that you will follow hard after Jesus all your days and I'm so proud of the woman you're becoming.