Friday, February 8, 2008

Olivia's Birth--My Ultimate Paradox

My fourth child, Olivia, was delivered by emergency C-section with only local anesthesia, the kind that is rubbed on your gums for dental work. And even though I felt almost every cut, I experienced God's presence and His peace more than any other time in my life!

The moment I was told that it had to be done, I knew that I had a decision to make. Would I totally freak out or would I totally trust God? I realized that I would only make the situation worse if I lost control of myself, so trusting God was my only option. Once I made the decision, the rest was a piece of cake.

More to come on later post.....


5Gustos said...

Wow. I didn't know that. I'll have to get the rest of the story sometime soon. I love birth stories, especially when God was in control.

Julie said...

Did you hear that Dr Ritch is sick (I think sick enough to be not practicing right now). Everytime I hear about her I think of you.

crispy said...

Wow. That is amazing. God's grace is big.

So glad we met today. I look forward to checking in on the blog to follow along.