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Becoming a Grandmother Changes Everything!!

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Well -- it finally happened! After 42 years of marriage, my husband and I are finally going to become grandparents! We were on the Sea of Galilee on a recent trip to Israel when our daughter called to give us the wonderful news! The morning before she called my husband mentioned to our group on the bus that we were at the place where Jesus performed many miracles. He said that God is a God of miracles, and asked everyone, "do you have a miracle you are praying for today?" That night was when our daughter called!

Our daughter is 37 years old and she had almost given up hopes of ever having a baby since she has had health problems in that regard. About 6 months ago, my husband and I began praying specifically every day for this miracle to take place, and God answered our prayers!

The point of all of this is to not only share my fantastic news, but to mention that I now have another motive to lose weight -- I want to be here for my grandchild and see him or her mature in life.

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  • MYJOURNEYBACK
    Oh, Norma, I have tears in my eyes as I read your news, and remember that our God is an awesome God! Thank you, Father, that you answer prayers, and still perform miracles! I'm so happy for you, and for your daughter, and pray that God would use this miracle to reach the hearts of many people around you!
    God bless you and yours,
    Missy
    4617 days ago
  • PRINCESS4CHRIST
    I just wanted to tell you Congratulations and thank you for sharing this story, I'm 34 years old and have been trying to get pregnant myself but with so many health problems it doesn't look like it's going to happen, but you have reminded me that God is a God of Miracles and He CAN make it happen. thank you.

    4621 days ago
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    Congratulations!
    4621 days ago
  • WSDBAKER
    How awesome is that! Congratulations and thank you for sharing this story. What a bright spot on a rainy Monday morning.
    4621 days ago
  • TEABERRY27
    Great News! I'm sooooooo happy for you. I'll keep you and your family in my prayers. Being a grandparent is the most wonderful thing! I have 3 grandsons and feel very, very blessed to have them in my life. God is good! Keep me posted. I'll add you to my friends so you can update me.
    4621 days ago
  • RUSHSMOM
    Congratulation's Normanell.......I am wondering if I will ever be a grandmother but have not waited as long as you have we've been married 35 years. I too have struggled with my weight but this time the Lord is really keeping me motivated as I stay in His word!
    4621 days ago
  • HEALTHQUESTER
    Fantastic! I am so happy for you and will keep you and your family in my prayers!
    4622 days ago
  • WANTINGTOLOSE3
    Congratulations!! That is wonderful news.
    4622 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/31/2008 8:46:53 AM
  • MISSPIGGY726
    Congratulations!!! God is a God of miracles, and he is so good!
    I'm so pleased for you and your family!
    4622 days ago
  • G-GIRL
    That is wonderful! Congratulations!!!
    4622 days ago
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