Posts Tagged ‘Miscarraige’

Prayers for our Children

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

I wrote this Monday night, after we learned we may have miscarried, but before we we certain. When I wrote it I was highly doubtful that my pregnancy test would come back positive, but it did. I decided to leave it as is:

After last week I felt compelled to pray for any of our children that I may not yet know. I prayed that if we had children in this world somewhere already that the Lord would be with them. I prayed that they not feel lonely; I asked that they not suffer or hurt too much in this world without us. I had no idea how real those prayers would come to be to me so quickly. (more…)

Lost and Discovered

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

I just learned I had a miscarraige on Monday.

We weren’t sure, so I had my midwife do a blood pregnancy test to look for any traces of hormone that might still be in my system. If the results came back negative, we wouldn’t ever know for sure. They came back positive. (more…)

How God opened and moved my heart to adoption

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

I’ve always said I was half-adopted. I came from my mother’s first marriage. My dad said that he chose me as much as he chose my mom. They married a week before I turned five and then my adoption was finalized when I was eight. I was definitely a daddy’s girl growing up and I wasn’t treated any differently than any of my siblings. Thus I grew up with positive feelings toward adoption and wasn’t ever closed to it. (more…)