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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Archive for the ‘Motherhood’ Category

At The Parsonage

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

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It’s the Crazy Days (Daze) New Baby Phase at the Parsonage. So many of our favorite Winter funz have gone out the window this year. No Snow Ball, no Winter crafts or treats, Mama did not go outside and pull the sled this year and I have just kept trying to figure out how on Earth we would pull off Valentine’s day “requirements.” (Phil to the rescue on that one!)

I tell the babies, this is just a different kind of year. A new baby necessitates changes and putting some things aside. However, we do what we can and look forward to another year when we can have more of our normal enjoyments.

In the meantime we do have this delicious little baby to look at amidst all the crazy shuffling through the day.

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34 weeks

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

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I’m so thankful that we have made it to this point. Officially we have only a bit over 5 weeks left before we will meet this baby. I’m looking forward to and praying that day is a happy meeting.

Not knowing if we will be given more babies I wanted to enjoy this pregnancy as best I could. Even that long and emotional first trimester. I didn’t know what to expect this time, being over 40. Everything you read leads one to believe the worst about being pregnant in this decade of life. So I’m amazed that up until now this has actually been one of my very easiest pregnancies. And I’m in awe of just how healthy our baby boy is.

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He Opens His Hand

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

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Finally one more update here. We rejoice in God’s gift of life! He has honored me with the privilege of once again carrying a child. Today I am 23 weeks along with our new SON! It’s a miracle to me to experience this blessing another time. One I have met with joy and fear since the moment we knew. So far everything has gone very well, all healthy and growing just as he should.

We look forward to early February to finally meet this baby face to face.

“You give to them, they gather it up; You open Your hand, they are satisfied with good.” Psalm 104:28

The Culture of Life

Monday, May 7th, 2018

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It’s really too much for my tired pulled in 200 directions brain to sit down and type out right now, but as I listened to a podcast the other day I heard this: “There is nothing “efficient” about a culture of life.” The speaker, Jennifer Fulwiler ,was talking about going on a book tour with her SIX children and the challenges this brings with it. How just organizing with her publishers the complicated logistics of purchasing plane tickets for her family was hard enough.

She said our culture is just not geared toward big families. How true that is. She meant that a Culture of Life will not be neat and tidy and organized like the fast paced streamlined American culture thrusts into your face as what successful life should look like. Everything moving, quick, productive and efficient. All business.

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