It is hard to believe that 5 years ago this very day, David and I became parents for the first time. In a crowded conference room, in a hotel on the other side of the world, a precious bundle of joy was placed in my arms and the earth seemed to stop moving for a moment. Tears flowed, hearts swelled, knees went weak and we finally had our beautiful Aly!! That little bundle of love was clothed in four layers of clothing and one very dirty diaper!
Our first few moments together!
"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb."
These two pictures are amazing to me. Less than one week as a family.
"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are
wonderful, I know that full well!"
"when I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed
"He will fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy!" Job
"All the days ordained for me were written in your book before any of them
came to be!"
"Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can
"One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your
"They will tell of the power of your awesome works, and I will proclaim your
"Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart"
"Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this."
Psalm 37:5"O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in
perfect faithfulness you have done marvelous things, things planned long ago!"
"How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we
should be called children of God!" 1 John 3:1
In HIS Mighty Grip