Monthly Archives: February 2010

Still Waiting…

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Doctor’s Visit

“I will lie down in peace, and sleep; For You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.” ~ Psalm 4:8 We’re back from the hospital with no inducement. I must admit that I’m a little relieved. I would love for her to come naturally and when she’s ready if possible. But they did say […]

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Waiting…

“Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently…” ~ Psalm 37 After a few days of many practice contractions and signs of labor, all has grown quiet in the the last 24 hours. I had felt like Ava could come at any time, but now am feeling strangely like nothing is happening. I’ve read that this […]

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Under His Wings…

“He who keeps you shall not slumber.” ~ Psalm 121:3 Mark made Ava Baby a lullaby playlist on my iPod, and I’ve been playing it over and over while I’ve been here at Jamie and Angela’s house. One song in particular has actually ministered to me so much of the love of God for our […]

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Guidance

“You hold me by my right hand; You will guide me with Your counsel.” ~ Psalm 73:24 Our day at Fairview was a whirlwind of meetings, information, testing and busyness, but what it did for this nervous mommy and daddy was invaluable. We went from ultrasounds and testing to meeting with doctors and consultants, discussed […]

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Leaving for Minneapolis

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all of your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.” – Proverbs 3 We are so humbled and blessed by the outpouring of love and care that we have received from all of you… the comments, […]

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Prayers for Ava

Dear Family and Friends, Yes, our little girl’s name is Ava. We wanted to wait till she was born to announce it, but as we are writing to ask you all for prayer for our baby girl, we want her name to be lifted up to heaven as much as possible. On Wednesday evening, our […]

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38 Weeks

Today marks 38 weeks in my pregnancy. I can hardly believe that her due date is just two weeks away, and yet it feels like forever until I can finally hold her in my arms. Mark held my hand today as we watched our little girl moving around on the ultrasound monitor. It made my […]

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White and Wood

I have six posts half written and waiting for pictures in my “drafts” section. There are dirty dishes in my sink. I have a basement full of dirty laundry. I have a “To Do” list a mile long of things that still need to get done before the baby arrives. I have messages on my […]

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