It has been a very emotional week for me.
On Monday I had the joy to support a sweet couple in welcoming their new baby girl! It was a very beautiful (and quick) labor and birth with a very hard working mama. There were tears of joy as she made her entrance. What a head full of hair this little one has! And such a sweet face =)
This morning I had the joy to support a sweet couple in saying goodbye to their baby boy who was stillborn last week. They were students from one of my childbirth classes. It was a very beautiful and emotional funeral and I was amazed at the strength of these dear parents. I have never been to the funeral of a baby or child and the sight of the casket took my breath away. After leaving the graveside service I sat in my car and sobbed.
Life and death. We face them every day - but they both hit me hard this week.
I don't understand why. And a lot of times I don't like it. But I do know that God is good.
Please pray for both sets of parents as they journey down very different roads.