S: Liberty University Graduation - May 12, 2012
FC: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | to the Graduates
1: Graduation Day for Madison and David could not have been more perfect. It was a beautiful day filled with excitement, anticipation and great hopes for the future! | May 12, 2012
2: We are | Graduates assembled right outside the stadium. They were eagerly awaiting for the Commencement to begin. The number of graduates was unbelievable!
3: A Sea of Graduates!
4: The weather was perfect!
9: David was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on Friday, May 11, 2012
10: The future now lies before me. | inally the day has arrived!
11: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson | Good times!
12: David's Family is so proud of his accomplishments!
13: What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. ~George Eliot | Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family. ~Anthony Brandt
14: David and his proud Mom!
15: The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~George Santayana
16: Always remember, you have within you the strength the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. - Harriet Tubman | Special moments with family!
17: Madison and David
20: January 2008 | Madison visited Liberty University in January 2008 and fell in love with it. These pictures were taken during that time. Madison hasn't aged a bit and is just as beautiful as ever (both inside and out)!
21: Madison's First visit to Liberty University
23: It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings | Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault
26: Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein
27: Try to discover the road to success and you'll seek but never find, but blaze your own path and the road to success will trail right behind. ~Robert Brault | Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown
28: I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.
29: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius
31: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | You did it!
33: Having some fun with David!
46: We were all starved so we all celebrated with pizza!
48: Madison opening her gifts!
49: Congratulations David and Madison!