Sunday, November 30, 2008


November 30, 2007 was the worst day of my life. To hear that things are not well with your baby is an understatement. To listen to a doctor tell you that organs are where they shouldn't be makes you want to turn back time and figure out what went wrong. I remember thinking, "No, no this isn't happening. This isn't the way it's supposed to be." I felt so devastated, but yet there was still a part of me that knew God was still in control and He had a plan. It might be different than the plan that I thought I needed and wanted, but it was still His plan. I have never prayed for something so much in my life. Matt and I prayed throughout the process that God would be glorified and there would be no doubt that He was the one who healed and saved this baby.

I am thankful that He answered our prayers in ways we never could have expected. I am thankful and humbled by God's grace, mercy, power, and love. I am thankful that I have experienced God's hand divinely placed on Matt, Beckett, and me. I am thankful that God gave me Beckett to take care of, love on, and raise him to be a man seeking after God's heart. I am thankful that everyday I get to hold, hug, and kiss Beckett. I am thankful that I get to see Beckett breath, laugh, smile, and I am thankful to the wonderful Maker and Creator who intricately formed and made him so perfect. I am thankful that November 30th is no longer associated with fear, sadness, and despair, but with hope and joy that we have an amazing Savior who performs miracles. I am thankful.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Successful Surgery

Beckett made it through his surgery like a champ! He even decided that he was going to crawl for the first time the day after his surgery. I don't want to go into too many details about the surgery because one day Beckett will not appreciate it, but the surgery was unrelated to his CDH. He had hypospadias. (I'll let you google it if you want to know more about.) Needless to say, the recovery has been a little rough! Diaper changes were not fun, but hopefully we're on the up and up now! We go back in this Friday for the doctor to look at things and take some stitches out.

Thanks for all of your prayers! :) We will try to get some pictures up soon!

Sunday, November 2, 2008


I know we've neglected the blog a little this past month. We'll get some pictures up soon. We did want to let everyone know that Beckett is having a minor surgery on Wednesday. This is unrelated to his problems he had at birth and should be a routine thing, however, we would appreciate prayers during this time. It's never an easy feeling when you know your child is going under the knife. Anyway, thanks for your prayers and we'll get some pictures up shortly.