Psalm 127:3 “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him” NLT
Such a tiny little angel she is. Her big brother marvels at her miniature features that are so similar to his. He gets to wear his “big brother” tshirt now. (Grandma softened the loss of his only child status by giving him Hot Wheels and a new car track.) He holds her tenderly and touches her softly. While he is too young to know it, he will be her biggest champion, her protector from the world.
In an instant you go from the anguish of watching your child suffer through the pains of childbirth to an overwhelming joy at being witness to such a miracle. Middle daughter’s tears blended with laughter as the nurses placed this precious child into her arms. In that instant the bond became complete and God’s purpose for her life blossomed into understanding.