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"There's nothing like it." "You will love it." "You will fall in love like never before."
Those are words others used to describe grandparenting to me before I became one.

I've been pondering how to describe why this grandparenting is like no other love. It took me a year to be able to pen words that seemed to make sense about this love, this grandparent love.  It is a different glimpse at love.

I can't say it's stronger. I can't say it's fiercer. 
It's all I was for my kids and something more, and yet it's all I couldn't be for my kids. It's the best of me for her: my moments, my thoughts, my inclinations. 
It's the ethereal majestic of life. It's the unexplainable captured by the heart's eye. It's gifts of fast forward moments watching  a world of wonder unfold. It's being renewed to the miracle of the gift of life. 

It's being drawn toward  awe in a simple pleasure.

It's purpose and passion mag…