He knew you needed someone to teach you how to ride a bike, perfect a wheelie, and race to the end of the street as fast as your legs could carry you.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to teach you about fighting fair and not holding a grudge.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone who would have your back and serve as your biggest protector when other kids were being unkind.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone who could understand why Whoopee cushions and fart jokes were just so darn funny.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to teach you about the opposite sex, and help you get over the pain of your first broken heart.  

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to look up to, someone who would be your hero, and someone who you would strive to be just like.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone who would wrap his strong arms around you and let you cry on his shoulder.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to blame when Mom found a snake slithering down the hallway.  

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to climb trees with, swing on the monkey bars with, and jump off the top steps with.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to help pick up the pieces when life’s circumstances had left your heart shattered.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to proudly stand beside you at the altar as you married your best friend.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone who could recall all of Dad’s corny jokes and reminisce about Mom’s family recipes, long after they had both gone to heaven.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to spend a sunny afternoon with, sitting quietly next to your favorite fishing hole.

So God made a brother.  

He knew you needed someone who was tough as nails on the outside, but tender as they come on the inside.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed a best friend. Someone who would push you, someone who would never give up on you, and would be behind you every step of the way.

So God made a brother.

He knew you needed someone to share a bond with that would be like no other.

So God made a brother.

 

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Mary Ann Blair

Mary Ann Blair is a stay-at-home mom living in the Pacific Northwest with her two little gentlemen and hubs. She loves connecting with other parents who like to keep it real! Her work has been published on Her View From Home, Perfection Pending, That’s Inappropriate, Pregnant Chicken, Sammiches and Psych Meds, Red Tricycle and in Chicken Soup For the Soul. She can be found at miraclesinthemess.com or on Facebook at Miracles in the Mess