Monday, March 2, 2009

Random Monday Morning

To update those of you who have been praying for my friend Ashley, who I mentioned active miscarriage started last night. *sigh* Her dr. told her that it was something called a 'missed' miscarriage...I guess her baby had died, and her body had missed it somehow...until now. Please continue to pray for healing for her body, and peace and strength for her and her husband. As I mentioned, this is her second miscarriage in about two years.

I don't want to sound like I'm doubting God's faithfulness and love, because I know He is good and loving no matter what circumstances He allows in our lives...but I've spent the morning in tears and in prayer, asking Him to help me understand why He would choose to allow my friend to go through this pain again. Thank you so much for praying...guess I could use some prayer, too. :)


On this random Monday morning, I am home alone! Hubby took little Z to town, and he is doing our grocery shopping for the week!!! Alone with baby!!! Something I don't even like to do! :) Isn't he a great guy? You should've seen the specific list I made for him...instead of 'canned peaches' it said: '1 can of sliced peaches- no sugar added- store brand'. :) But he does a good job, and I know they will have some great guy bonding time. :)

As for myself, I have been on the internet, spent some (much-needed) time in devotions and prayer (without a chattering toddler trying to grab my Bible), took a nice hot bath, and drank a cup of coffee with a new creamer- White Chocolate Coconut! It is delicious!!! I suppose you would have to like coconut to like it, but I do- it has a great coconut flavor! :)

Now I'm going to make something called 'Fudge Ecstasy Cookies' for our MOPS volunteers for tomorrow! Because after two hours with all of OUR kids...they deserve it - and more!!! :)


Deni said...

How terrible for them! That is so so sad. I can't imagine. And I don't think you are doubting God's love. Death, pain, suffering, is all something that is hard to understand and grasp and I sometimes it requires just praying for understanding, whether we get it or not.

Praying for your friend and for you as well!

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry for your friend's loss. The loss of a child is one of those things I don't think we can ever understand, even when we find peace about it. :(

Those cookies sound heavenly, feel free to send some to me! :)

Carrie said...

Ladies, thank you SO much for praying for me & for Ashley- your comments made me smile & tear up at the same time b/c I know you can understand her pain.

Also, those cookies? Were heavenly. Unfortunately, I had only 3 extra & Hubby ate 2. Will post the recipe soon! :)

Anonymous said...

Glad you had some time to spend in devotions. I still find it hard to find time - or rather take the time in a day for any time spent with God.

I will definitely pray for you and your friend. I can't imagine going through something like that and it is even harder to understand the why's.