|Posted by christiandoula on November 9, 2009 at 7:17 AM||comments (47)|
These words come from a baby shower devotional I attended. They are so full of God's wisdom that I asked the author, Mrs. Talcott, to send them to me so I could share them with you.
Behold, children are a gift of the Lord,
The fruit of the womb is a reward.
Like arrows in the hand of a warrior,
So are the children of one=s youth.
How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them;
They will not be ashamed
When they s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by christiandoula on August 20, 2009 at 2:14 PM||comments (0)|
This from a dear new mother Hannah in response to Kara's post from a couple of months ago.
Thank you Kara for this testimony of motherhood and thank you Barbara for posting it. I had similar thoughts of the "pain in childbirth" part of the curse until this past year. Even after I realized that the whole pregnancy was included in "childbirth" I think I still thought that once I got through labor and delivery, I would be done with the pain of childbearing. Almost ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by christiandoula on May 8, 2009 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|
My dear friend, Missy, is in her 4th week of bedrest with her TTTS twins. She's living an hour and half from home, is quite lonely, and is about to face a hospitalized mother's day. Most days she feels strong, and fully dependent on God's sovereignty, but other days she is weepy and needy, feeling God's comfort and care for her in her helplessness.
Here is how she has witnessed to another mother, who doesn't know our Lord and Savior:
"About our ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by christiandoula on March 4, 2009 at 6:39 AM||comments (0)|
"Behold, the Handmaiden of the Lord"
It may be odd to have someone other than the blogger write a blog's first entry, but since I wish for this blog to be all about how God is glorified in pregnancy and childbirth, I believe Kara's testimony is a perfect first post for this blog. So here it is.
I threw up at work this morning. It wasn't a very pleasant experience; all of a sudden, when I was pulling a hot pan of roasting carrots ou...Read Full Post »