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Yellow Brick Road

Lions. Tigers. And bears. Oh my! Dorothy was faced with quite a few unknowns back there on the yellow brick road. She didn’t know what was coming up against her along her travels. As hard as the journey may have been for her, she kept going. In spite of all the things, people, and situations that tried to block Dorothy from getting back home, Dorothy endured and made it all the way.

Have you ever had a moment where you feared the unknown? I certainly have! I found myself there recently. I was thinking about my career and the destination God has for me. I felt stumped. I felt anxious. It was one of those times in my life when I didn’t have an answer. I didn’t even have a glimpse of what was lurking around the corner for me. In that moment, I was filled with fear. I couldn’t shake the feeling off immediately. Something had a hold of me.

Then I heard a still small whisper. It was so clear. “Be still and know that I am God.” I, immediately, took a deep breath and repeated those words to my…

Incubators

My water broke at approximately 6:00am 33 days before my due date. After I took a shower, my sweet husband took me to the hospital. (Yep, I chose to take my time instead of moving with a sense of urgency). Once we got to the hospital, I remember telling the nurses that it was time for me to deliver and that I needed to push. They insisted that I needed to have an ultrasound. They wanted to see whether the twins were head down or breech and they wanted to get the twins’ measurements. I yelled that I didn’t have time for that. The little man finally said they were both head down and almost five pounds each. Finally, I was free to go give birth.

Baby girl A entered the world at 8:17am. Meanwhile, Baby girl B took her sweet ‘ole time and finally graced us with her presence at 8:32am. With God’s favor both of the twins were healthy. But there was one issue. Even after the grueling ultrasound, neither of them weighed four pounds, so neither of them could be released from the hospital. I then…