This is my favorite picture. I miss sitting and holding him all day long!
These are some of the first pictures of Zach, with clothes on. ;)
This Saturday, May 2nd, is Zach's first birthday! What a year we have had filled with such JOY! I always knew that children were/are a blessing, but I have been blown away with what blessing Zach is. Each day, no matter the circumstance, his little face brings us such joy and happiness. I see in those big brown eyes, God's love, grace, mercy, and faithfulness. The sacrifice God made for me is even more real now.
I think back often of the dispair, hopelessness, and hurt in my heart trying to have a baby. How faithful our Lord has been to our family. How can we keep from singing his praise!
A few scriptures that are on my heart:
Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him. Ps 127:3
He settles the barren woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the LORD. Ps 113:9
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jer 29:11