06 February 2011
12 Weeks and growing!
Praise God I am 12 weeks along now....woo hoo! My belly has just popped out in the last two weeks, so Erik thought it was time to start taking the belly photos. It looks small in this photo, but to me it feels huge. But I love it! My 3 miracles need lots of room to grow and my belly is getting ready for it. We go back to the OB soon for another ultrasound and this time we get to hear the heartbeats. I am so excited for that. I love seeing them on the ultrasound too. They shock me every time I see them. Erik will say, "We are having 3 babies...at the same time!" We have to continually remind ourselves because some days it's so surreal and hard to imagine. I am sure though it won't be hard to imagine when they are all kicking me. That will be fun. What a blessing they are going to be to us and so many others.
God is teaching me so much through this pregnancy. I know he is going to use these precious babies in amazing ways, both inside my womb and out in the world. I am currently doing a bible study titled, "Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World". We all know the story of Mary and Martha and the book helps you find that "Mary" in you amidst the busy "Martha" lifestyle.
One question that stuck out to me was this: What inanimate object best describes how your life currently feels?
I answered: Currently my life is like the pause button on the DVD player. My life was playing like a DVD, at a regular sometimes fast pace. I was busy with my activites and ministries. Then, I become pregnant....with triplets. Suddenly God has pushed the pause button on my DVD player. Now this may sound odd to many of you. But I have had to give up my activites and even my ministires for this season because my babies need me most right now. While it is a tremendous blessing and I would do anything for my children, it has been a huge adjustment. I have had to learn to be still again and I am now realizing how wonderful this time is going to be. I am looking for the "Mary" inside of me to sit at God's feet for hours each day and learn from Him. God has given me this time for His purpose and I plan to give Him all of me that he wants.
What an amazing God we have. Praise Him today for the blessings in your life!
Thanks for reading my blog, praying for me, thinking of me, and just loving me (and my babies).
Love to you all.
Posted by Jamie at 12:53 PM