I woke up praying yesterday morning.
Thinking of several people I love, but especially for the new life that was so highly anticipated. The little one whose story has inadvertently marked the timeline for the hardest struggle our family has ever known. But it is not the struggle that has defined them in the end. These 9 months have marked the growth of this sweet little life, while they have simultaneously–& continue to–proclaim the strength, goodness, and faithfulness of an unfailing God.
Just a few hours before her arrival, I read the following unintended dedication of her birthday: “And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out His love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom He has given us.” -Romans 5:5
He is good.
He is faithful.
He is here.
Welcome to the world, baby girl. You truly are a reminder of the hope we have in the One Who continually proves His goodness and love to us.
Most recently, in bringing us you.