Wednesday, June 3, 2015

5 years ago...


Five years ago today Mark and I did one of the hardest things we have ever (and hope to have to) EVER do...we drove home from the hospital with 1 baby when we were expecting 2. We came home to a house that we had been preparing for 9 months...a house prepared for 2 baby boys.

Wyatt as so tiny he was dressed in a Build-A-Bear Cardinals outfit...something so tiny but sooooo loved!!!! We spent 4 days in the hospital. Personally, I thought I had come to "terms" in hospital. It was like a safe bubble. It's when we entered the outside world it became more real than ever. I still get short of breath thinking about going through all the clothes and baby items. There are items we left in their room, items and d├ęcor that is still there today...5 years later.


Then I think about how far we have come...at this beginning of the year the Lord revealed this verse to me and it's been one I have claimed for 2015:

"To those who mourn, he will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair." Isaiah 61:3

We are so thankful for the perfect healthy baby boy that we have been given to raise here on Earth. The boy who brings so many people joy. He puts a smile on the faces around him all the time!


Wyatt changed our lives forever...Life is so much sweeter with him in it!


4 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday, Wyatt! It's been so much fun watching him grow. You have beautiful children and I think of you a lot, especially this time of year. Prayers!

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  2. I can't even imagine what that must have been like for you, and I imagine it is still hard each year. And Wyatt - he is getting so big! Such a handsome little guy!

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  3. I am so sorry sweet girl... I can only imagine how hard that was for you all 5 years ago! Too currently Happy Birthday sweet Wyatt!

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