Sarah from Oh Happiness! is giving away a set of pregnancy prayer cards to one of my readers. She has the cutest etsy shop with invitations and prints. The quality of the paper is great, and the colors and designs are creative. I love stationery!
A little bit of Sarah's testimony and description of the cards...
"I worked at a Pregnancy Crisis Center for a few years where I counseled young women who were unsure if they wanted to end their pregnancies. Hearing their pleas to connect with their unborn baby gave me a passion to help them view their pregnancy not just as a medical condition, but as a growing relationship with their little one.
That is part of what lead me to create these cards, along with being unsure how to pray "big prayers" when I was pregnant with my own son. Praying specific prayers each week made me feel like I had known him forever the first moment they put him in my arms.
There are 38 cards that cover 42 weeks of pregnancy. Each weekly card details new developments for your baby and a specific way you can pray for them as they grow. For instance, when their hands and feet begin to grow in week 7, we pray that they would learn to be the hands and feet of Jesus and serve others. Or in week 21 when their tongue is fully formed, we pray that they would use it to encourage others instead of tearing them down. Each week also includes Scripture to pray or memorize that matches the prayer request."
I love this. There is nothing more important than praying Scripture over your children. What a great gift idea, too!
Please leave a comment to enter and don't forget to include your email address. I will pick a winner Wednesday night! For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end- it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay. Habakkuk 2:3
It's truly amazing to be carried by prayer. For the past few days I've felt such peace and protection that can only come from the LORD. Thank you for praying for us! We feel each and every prayer.
Reese's birthday was a sweet day. I don't think I'll ever be able to call it a good day, but it will always be a day we celebrate her and our family. Jason and I took the boys to buy flowers and feed the ducks at the memorial gardens. After this we had a picnic lunch and did a little hiking.
Zach always knows exactly what flowers he wants for his sister. It's really funny. I'll try to get him to pick something else, but he rarely likes my ideas. I have no idea why Colson is carrying around a bungee cord but oh well.
These two boys. It's hard to stand the cuteness in our house. ; )
We celebrated with ice cream cake that night. Of course the boys had to see who could blow out the most candles. There is usually always something funny thrown in to moments like these. Keeps things a little lighter, right?
A sweet friend sent me these two beach pics and said Reese's life was like a sunrise, so beautiful and so brief. LOVE this.
You hem me in behind and before, and You lay Your hand upon me.
Happy 4th Birthday, Reese Catherine! This is the second year we've released balloons at the beach for Reese's birthday with Jason's family. It's becoming a very special tradition. I just keep thinking what a beautiful little girl she must be. I wish I could see her sweet face right now. Four years later and it's still so hard. Some days I wonder how my heart beats it's so broken. My tears still flow, yet God is still good and today we celebrate our little girl. We love you, Reese!
The LORD is righteous in all His ways, and gracious in all His acts. Psalm 145:17
Hello, August! What do you have in store for me? It's a big month with Reese's 4th birthday and Zach starting kinder in two weeks. We are still hanging onto summer as long as we can.
I am loving these days with our boys. I don't know how I could love them any more than I already do!
Zach is my little "bug whisperer." See the moth on his arm? He likes to know which bugs I like so he goes through a list. I tell him I like butterflies and ladybugs. Roly polies and moths are ok but that's about it. ; )
A woman told me at the pool that Zach should be in a Brazilian kids' magazine. Ha! I haven't heard this one before.
Oh, Colson. How can I ever take you seriously? ; ) Happy Friday! O Lord, You hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before You and wait in expectation. Psalm 5:3
GOD is good, and I'm saved by His amazing grace. He has blessed me with a wonderful husband, two precious boys, and a beautiful daughter who is in Heaven. I have an amazing family and fabulous friends. Enjoy these little snapshots of our family's life!