Yesterday was Christmas. I’m not sure how a day so anticipated can come and go so quickly.
Throughout the day yesterday, my mind went back to Christmases past.
Christmas 2007 – we told Anna and Noah (and Brian’s family) that I was pregnant and pregnant with twins. (what an exciting day for Brian and I!)
Christmas 2008 - we were mourning the loss of James & Jake, hopeful for another baby and not having any idea that a little baby was there, in my belly already but that baby wasn’t meant to be.
Christmas 2009 – 26 weeks pregnant, on the tree hung a secret note from the ultrasound tech, telling us the gender of the baby in my belly.
It’s a boy!
and now there is this year.
This baby, the big boy and big girl. Here, finally, not only in our hearts but, finally, in our arms. (Which are wrapped firmly around them.)
So, thankful for yesterday. Not just because it was Christmas but because it was a peaceful Christmas.
Feeling more joy, more pride, more love, more peace than I thought my heart could possibly contain.
It was good.
I hope yours was good, too.