Last year's Christmas marked a new beginning and a great joy amid our barrenness that I thought nothing could top. Someday this unwritten
But our God is a God of surprises, and this 9th Christmas I am no longer barren but quite literally FULL of life. Blessed be His holy name. (Which was always holy, perhaps most notably in my darkest hours when I felt most abandoned. He was always there, as He is for you, too.)
And now for some gratuitous belly and sonogram shots, because I need to rejoice and relish every moment of this long-anticipated miracle!
We wish you a very blessed, peace-filled Christmas,
and a healthy, fruitful New Year!