Each child has his or her own unique birth story for their mother to cherish (or try to forget…). Since the story of Max’s birth here on an island in Asia Pacific includes a window – small as it may be – into life and culture here for my American readers, I wanted to share. I went into laborContinue reading “Max’s Birth Story”
Noah was born on March 8, and we are all in love. Hudson expressed it well when he sweetly said, “Noah, you’re da best widdle brudder I ever wanted.” We’re fortunate to have Jim’s family close by, and Rachel’s Mom stayed with us (read: “spoiled us”) for about a week. Below, Hudson is bringing someContinue reading “Noah Lawrence”
In the shade of the back porch, the thermostat reads 95 degrees. Our summer is almost over – in just a couple days we will load up the car for the nth time and make the thousand mile trek back to Jackson, MI, our home (for one more year) at the New Tribes Bible Institute. Continue reading “Thoughts from abroad”
Hudson James Jobe was born 4/6/10 at 8lbs 2oz. He and Rachel are both doing great (though eager to catch up on some sleep). We are so grateful for all of your prayers, and are looking forward to sharing our joy with you soon.
This afternoon Rachel and I went for her 20 week appointment and ultrasound. According to the ultrasound tech, everything is in the right place and the baby is growing normally. He (that’s right…it’s a boy!) moved around a lot and gave us a little wave at one point.
I’m not typically the sort who has to hear something for myself before I’ll believe it (as I did in fact believe it before today), but if I were that type of person, I would now have no excuse. Today at Rachel’s doctor’s appointment, we heard this: HeartBeat For those of you still doing theContinue reading “Further Evidence”