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To My Newborn Godson, Even Though I'm Not Your Mom, I Will Love You Like My Own

Welcome to the world.

Aditya Romansa

My dearest godson,

Even before you were born I already knew we had a bond stronger than anything I had ever experienced. I often dreamt about you hugging me, laughing, and bouncing around. I knew deep in my heart that you and I would share something that no one else would understand, something that I could never put to words.

I remember the exact morning I woke up to a text from your mother, about two weeks before you were born. She asked me if I wanted to be a godmother, and straight away I knew it was you who I would be honored to look after for the rest of my life. I already loved you and your sister more than anything in this world, so I was delighted to learn that I would soon receive a title that would make me the happiest person alive. Back then, I still didn't know for sure which one of you I'd be proud to call my godson or goddaughter, but my heart kept telling me it would be you.

Fast-forward to the day you were born, I woke up to the happiest news of the year: the world had finally welcomed you and your sister. My heart was skipping beats like crazy, knowing that I would finally meet the two newest additions to the family, and maybe even find out which one of you would give me my new title. The moment I got to the hospital, your grandma told me that you had been taken to the nursery less than five minutes before I arrived, and my heart ached a little.

I hugged your mommy and daddy, and they greeted me with huge smiles on their faces, congratulating me for my new status as a godmother. And then, your mommy said the words I had been craving to hear for weeks: "he's your godson." My heart was instantly filled with so much joy and the purest, kindest love I had ever experienced. I felt an enormous rush of happiness, and so I begged my mom to take me to the nursery to see you.

We rang the bell, and then we asked a nurse to bring you to the nursery window. She rolled your crib to the window so I could finally meet you, and that's when my body was filled with enormous excitement, amazement, love, happiness, and hope. You and your sister were the most perfect little babies my eyes had ever seen. You then proceeded to open your eyes incredibly wide, and right when you looked at me, I was so genuinely proud to finally call you my godson.

I promise to always love and protect you from anything and everything in this world. I promise to help you grow into a wonderful man, a man whose life will be focused on love, respect, and greatness. I promise to guide you, to always try to understand you, and to steer you away from evil. I promise I'll always be there for you when you need me, and I promise I'll constantly check in on you. Baby, you're one day old and I already love you.

Welcome to the world,

Your godmother

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