“Just one more push, Lauren!” “You can do it!” I bared down and pushed with all of my might, and there she was...beautiful, perfect, but silent. Her body was pink and warm, flushed with life, while her face was purple and clammy, kissed by death. Will got to cut her cord; a should-be-joyful moment suddenly turned somber. Hope was finally here, and yet she was gone.
Proverbs 3:5 says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.” I realized that I had been viewing the answers about my daughter’s death as the key to my ability to heal.
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Though your child was denied a lifetime of leaping and running and singing and dancing and hugging on this earth, a new heavens and a new earth is coming, where, freed from all disease and disability, he or she will have not just a lifetime, but an eternity, to run and leap and celebrate to the glory of God.