Friday, May 7, 2010
Ella was more than thrilled to finally meet, touch, and talk to baby Audrey. Audrey was not the slightest bit agitated and the excitement of an almost 4-year-old, and we are sure it is because Audrey was used to hearing her big sister talk to her every night. It was a sweet momtent, never to be forgotten by any of us here.
We heard in Bible Study Wednesday about prayer, and in this case God has answered our requests with a "no." We do not understand, and perhaps will never understand until we are all together again in glory. It is Ella who is helping hold us together, she simply accepts the fact that Audrey will be living with Jesus.
Audrey has the characteristics of Trisomy 18 and will not survive once she is no longer on a ventilater. We will spend the next couple of days with Audrey as long as she is comfortable, and allow our families to get to know Audrey as well.
"I have found that when I am in a place that I don't want to be, that's where I grow."