S: Hope and Faith
BC: Faith and Hope were special fish, two heads, a tail, and one big heart. And, from the very beginning they had never been apart. When Amanda became their Mommy, they were as happy as could be. So in that pretty little house, on that pretty little street, Amanda raised two pretty little fish, who were beautiful and sweet.
FC: The Pretty Little Story of | HOPE | and | FAITH | Beth Speer
1: For Amanda, Who has blessed this world with two beautiful babies. And for my own twins, who bless our world everyday with laughter, fun, and lots of curly hair!
3: Hope and Faith Beth Speer
5: In a pretty little house, on a pretty little street, lived a pretty happy woman, both beautiful and sweet. This pretty little woman, had a pretty little life, this woman named Amanda, prayed each and every night.
6: "Thank you for my pretty little house, on this pretty little street, and this pretty little life, that is beautiful and sweet." Amanda ended her pretty little prayer each and every night with, "Just give me hope and faith, and I know I'll be all right".
8: On a pretty chilly morning, on a pretty late fall day, A stranger knocked on Amanda's door and was quickly on their way. Amanda heard the person, who had quietly knocked upon her door, and opened it to find, a fishbowl upon the floor. And just inside the fragile glass, were two pretty little fish. Right there tied to the bowl, was a pretty little ribbon, that held a pretty little wish.
9: Please take care of Hope and Faith, they share but one big heart. They know no other way, it has been their lives right from the start. But, please make no mistake, that heart is full of love, a Gift that has been sent you from someone up above.
11: Amanda's pretty little eyes filled up with pretty little tears, right there on her doorstep was the answer to her nightly prayers. Two pretty little fish, so beautiful and sweet, but she couldn't get herself to pick up the fragile fishbowl at her feet. Amanda couldn't help but feel, just a little scared. She hadn't expected Hope and Faith to arrive like this, and felt all but prepared. But, it was a pretty chilly day, late in Fall, and in her warm and cozy house, there was plenty of room for them all.
13: Amanda had a pretty restless night, in her pretty little bed. As lots of pretty little thoughts raced through, her pretty little head. She thought wonderful thoughts about this gift from above, and how sweet it would be to give Faith and Hope a home and lots of love.
15: Faith and Hope were special fish, Two heads, a tail, one heart. And from the very first moment, they have never been apart. When Amanda became their Mommy, they were as happy as could be. raised in that pretty little house, on that pretty little street. One day Amanda looked in four pretty little eyes, and all though she knew this day would come, it was still a big surprise! Her pretty little fish who were always happy as could be, shared a longing to live in the big blue sea.
16: Amanda packed up her pretty little car, in the pretty little drive, and placed Hope and Faith, right there by her side. Amanda took the long way to the beach, and with each turn, the three of them cried.
19: "God, Thank you for my pretty little fish, and this pretty little day. Please send me strength and courage as Faith and Hope swim away. I know they have one another and have always shared a heart, It brings me peace in knowing they will never be apart. I'm so thankful for the days we spend together, so beautiful and sweet. All my prayers were answered when they showed up at my feet." | On a pretty little beach, in the pretty little tide, Amanda said a pretty little prayer before she said goodbye.
20: On that pretty little beach, in the pretty little tide, The sunset couldn't mask, the tears she tried to hide. And, for just one more minute, she held onto Hope and Faith. As the sun was setting, she whispered "Just so you know, the hardest part of a mothers love... is always letting go".