A couple days ago I was reading Hailey stories in her children's Bible and one stuck with me. It's so awesome how you can read the Word time and time again and different pieces speak to you. We read about Jesus healing the blind beggar in John 9. You can read the story, but the disciples asked who sinned - this man or his parents that he was born blind...Jesus said no one, "this happened so the work of God might be displayed in his life." I have been searching for answers about why the babies were born so early, why they have had such a difficult road, why did Katelyn die, and what could I have done differently. This verse really set my mind at peace. There may have been nothing I could have done, nothing the doctors could have done to give us 4 healthy babies. My idea of a miracle was a long pregnancy with 4 healthy babies to bring home with us. God had something much different in mind. These babies are truly miracles in a different way. They are 23 weekers now gaining weight, eating, breathing, doing baby things, talking about coming home! Combined, they have had 10 surgeries. These scars are a testimony to His miracles. These babies will have a story, reminders of God's work. God has given us strength and peace during these last few months. He has been so evident in our lives and working in us daily. We have to trust Him and seize every opportunity He has given us in any capacity. We have met so many families that we may never have had the chance, families that have lost one of a set of multiples, families of micro-preemies, families of babies that have similar complications. It is so hard to believe that we have been through so much and our marriage is strong, Hailey is happy and our faith is so real. That's God's work in itself! Today is their due date, we are so thankful for what God has done and will continue to do in them and in us! Happy Due Date my babies! We continue to trust everyday, you are miracles!
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