Our God is such an amazing God. His gifts, His ways, His wisdom are all absolutely amazing to me. I know that I sound redundant, but there really aren't adequate words to express His amazing love. He chose to give women a gift that is second only to the gift of salvation which is offered only by Him; The gift of nourishing, providing shelter, and loving a new little miracle even whilst He knits this new life within our wombs. The awesomeness of this strikes me more deeply with each new blessing.
There is so much beauty in knowing that God took a piece of my Tommy and a piece of me and is using those tiny little pieces to create a brand new life! A new person out of us combined! How amazing is that? Many times, I sadly think, women get distracted by the morning sickness, the aches and pains, and all the pressure they feel to get "ready" for the new baby that they completely miss the journey that God invites us to walk with Him during these special nine months.
A dear friend of ours is one week ahead of me in our current journey. She went for an ultrasound today and was blessed to see one healthy baby girl. Another girl to share and learn with, another girl to sew and knit with, another girl to one day -Lord willing- walk the same journey with our Lord that she is now walking. God is so good.
After I excitedly took in her news, I allowed myself to begin to think about the wee one I am enjoying the pleasure of carrying right now. I've not really allowed myself to think of the birth and life of this little one yet, whether he be a he or a she. I've only been enjoying the amazing gift of carrying him while the Lord does His work. If for some reason beyond my understanding God sees it fit to take this one home before I get to hold him in my arms, I want to be able to say with out any doubt that I held him in my heart.
We Mommas are so blessed to be able to hold these miracles for so long before the Lord presents His workmanship to the world. To be privy to God's newest miracle even before He is done is something that I hope to never take for granted. Imagine being there while He created the sea. Imagine being there while He put the stars in place. I am so blessed to say that I don't have to imagine, not only being there, but being the one He is doing the work within while He sets the newest little heart to beating.
God sure does love us, and I pray that I am able to share that love with each of the miracles that God has given us. They are getting bigger now, and still amaze me as much as the first time I felt them fluttering within.