God’s Promise Lived Out in Brief Motherhood
By Amy L. Bovaird
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23, NIV
Doctors and nurses formed a semi-circle around my bed. The consultant took my hand and said, “I’m sorry. Your baby died yesterday. She lived for eight days.”
I bit back the tears until after they filed out of the room. Then I put my head under the covers and sobbed.
My beautiful baby Noor had died. I never even got to hold her!
The consultant had warned me, “She’s ten weeks premature, and has only 25% chance of survival.” I’d nodded, and understood intellectually. But, emotionally, her death came as a crushing blow five weeks into my crisis-filled hospital stay….
This devotional and more can be found in the newly released God Still Meets Needs.
God Still Meets Needs is a devotional anthology of stories about how God came to ordinary people in their time of need, met it and led them on to greater joys. There are 150 readings in this book from 146 authors. You will find these readings refreshing and helpful to your life when things go wrong and you don’t know where God is, or whether He can do anything for you.You will find He can and that He’s been there all along.
Release date: January 27, 2013
Two of my devotionals are featured in this book.