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A month of Grace

It is hard to believe that it has already been a month since my little Stella Grace came into this world. What a crazy, wonderful, challenging, amazing month it has been filled with lots of kisses, joy, tears, and most of all love. In all of the moments over this past month that have been both wonderful and challenging we look at our little princess and are amazed at the blessing that we have been given. She has changed our lives and she is so much more than we could have ever asked for.

I have learned in these past 31 days both my strength and my weakness. I have learned that when I am completely exhausted that God gives me the strength to wake up to nurse my little girl when she begins to stir in her bassinet at 2 in the morning. I have learned that I can’t do it all, even though I so badly want to be able to.

In this past month we celebrated the birth of two babies. We celebrated the birth of our little Stella Grace and the birth of our Savior. Having a new baby made Christmas such an extra special blessing this year. We sat around our tree on Christmas morning and opened gifts with our little girl and realized that she was the most wonderful gift we could have ever asked for.

Our little family of three is the most precious and important thing to me. There is more love between the three of us than I ever knew was possible. We snapped this photo on Christmas eve, it might not be perfect since it was taken in the bedroom mirror and we forgot to close the closet door, but it means the world to me.

I am learning in this crazy, hectic and wonderful time that grace is so much more important than perfection…

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. 2 Cor 12:9

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