I would doze and then jerk awake everytime she talked, or scratched her fingernails along the side of the netted pack n' play. Then I'd look at the clock and realize only 6 minutes had passed since I'd last glanced at the glowing numbers.
I was starting to feel really frustrated at not being able to sleep when the most beautiful, sweetest, angelic sound came out of the darkness. It was our sweet girl singing her very favorite song, "Jesus Loves Me" to herself.
Instantly any frustration that either of us felt drained away. We clasped hands and listened to Eliana sing the simple words of truth, that I hope she strongly will believe someday.
I tried to capture her singing today, although she was being pretty silly while she was singing. But here's a glimpse anyways. She melts our hearts!