walker, isaiah 43:1

Walker, God has called you by name.  You are His!
isaiah 43:1
walker baby, God knew you before the beginning of time.  You were His very good idea long long ago.  your brother and sister and daddy and i are so very in love with you.  But Jesus is MORE in love with you.  You are His child.
While God was forming you in my womb, my doctor found a large hemorrhage in my uterus.  i was put on partial bed rest and told there wasnt much that could be done except wait the 4 weeks until our next appointment.  i went home that afternoon and read from the day's lesson for my church's bible study.  Matthew 9:20-22 "Just then a woman who had been hemorrhaging for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak.  She said to herself, 'If only I touch the edge of his cloak, I will be healed.'  Jesus turned and saw her.  'Take heart, my daughter.  Your faith has healed you.'  And the woman was healed at that moment."
We returned to the doctor a month later.  No hemorrhage.  No bleeding.  No evidence that it was ever there in the first place.  Just a perfect baby that we were waiting to meet.  
during those later months of pregnancy, were told that there was a real chance that you had down's syndrome.  if you were a boy (and i was convinced you were a boy), we would name you George after your daddy.  if you were a girl, i was ecstatic that your name would be Bliss Berre.  we thought we knew your name.  oh but our great God was claiming you for himself even then....
"Walker, I have called you by name.  You are mine."  Isaiah 43:1
after meeting you, i now think that if all mother's could start with their 3rd child we would all have dozens of babies.  you are a joy in our day (and in the middle of the night) and we love the way your blue eyes sparkle and your little mouth smiles when you tuck your head into my neck.

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