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Betty’s Journal
     
     
     
    Danielle Stewart

Copyright Page
     
    All Rights Reserved.  No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews. This book is a work of fiction. The names, characters, locations, and incidents are products of the writer’s imagination or have been used fictionally. Any resemblance to persons, living or dead, actual events, locals or organizations is entirely coincidental
     
    An Original work of Danielle Stewart
     
    Betty’s Journal Copyright 2014 by Danielle Stewart
     
    Cover Art by: Ginny Gallagher
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Dedication
     
    To all the Betty s of the world who know sometimes humor and straight talk go hand in hand and believe unconditional love is more powerful than any obstacle.

Table of Contents
     
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April 14 th
     
    When you hold your baby girl in your arms and you dream about her future, you don’t account for the mistakes she might make. You don’t assume that the road she takes might be winding or that she might stray off of it completely. You don’t realize in that moment that she might break your heart hundreds of times. All you know, as you rock her late into the night, is that you love her.
    But today when I saw my daughter wed, I felt like I was finally watching her meet her destin y. That’s not to say her life from here on won’t have trials. But now Jules has a husband, a partner, to face them with.
    This day isn’t at all like I had envisioned it, but still I ’m delighted. I didn’t think my child would be just about to deliver her own baby on her wedding day. I didn’t think her dress would have to be altered and then altered some more to account for her ever-growing belly. But she looked stunning all the same.
    I also had always imagined my husband Stan would lock arms with my daughter at the head of an aisle of a big church and march her down to her groom. But none of that happened.
    No Church. Instead we were outside, but in my eyes it was still a place of God. We all sat before an arch, and all done up with flowers near an old twisted oak. It was more beautiful than any church I’ve ever sat in. The man giving my daughter away, though not Stan, was still a man I love.
    Bobby’s arm linked hers lovingly as they walked down towards us, and it was like life coming full circle. There was a time not so long ago I thought Bobby might be her groom. That he would be the one Stan would be handing her off to someday. But now I realize this is exactly how it was meant to happen. Bobby was put in our life for a reason and this was it. I can’t think of a better man in the world to escort my daughter to her future.
    I also never imagined the man she would marry would be considered an agnostic at best , though I’m learning God is not always found in the walls of a church or in the heart of a religious person. Sometimes it’s enough just to be able to watch someone grow, to see the blossoming of love in his heart. That’s enough to tell me he is a worthy man. Michael is kind to my daughter, patient even when I cannot muster the serenity to put up with her. He is made for my daughter solely by the fact that he finds her stubbornness charming.
    And , finally, I never imagined the woman standing up with my daughter, as her Maid of Honor, would be a person so weathered by the world she

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