This Wednesday will be our oldest son's birthday! He will turn 12!! I remember when he came into this world - mainly because it was a hard, back labor. LOL! And they are right - that infamous "They," that tell us you will forget the pain. It is true that you do forget the pain; however, I will not ever forget the moment of him coming into this world.
You see, I had just had a loss the year before of a set of twin boys. It was a very painful experience that was soothed by another pregnancy and delivery of a BOY! I will share my story of loss one day and how the Lord carried me through it, but today is not that day. I will, however, say that if you ever have experienced that deep, sorrowful loss, you can come out on the other side of it and be healed from that!
In any case - Siler is going to be 12. I remember turning 12! It was a fun time in my life. So I am really excited to be celebrating this with him. He is a lasagna fan, so tomorrow night, we will have lasagna and brownies :0)
I have been reading several books as of late, and I have one in particular that I am working through. It is Made to Crave by LysaTerkeurst. A dear friend gave it to me. I have to admit that when I first opened it up and started to read it, that I was having my toes stepped on. I put it away for a bit. I got it back out at the beginning of the school year and have been making my way through it. It is a bit revealing of my inner-self, and so that is taking some time to work through. If you have ever done some self-examination, it is hard and painful. But since I am a Christian and I know that He is working on me, I am not down! As a matter of fact, "