Sunday, February 28, 2010

Welcome Selah

Baby Selah

My last post was about Selah's room & I closed it by saying that we were now ready for Selah to come see us!  I had no idea at the time that she would in fact make her appearance in just 2 short days!

My water broke Sunday evening (that was a bit of a shock) and after a night of labor Selah came into the world Monday morning at 7:24am!  I will write a blog at another time about my time in labor, but all I know is that like I've heard every mother say at one time or another - with one look my heart was captured!

She is absolutely amazing.  My mother-in-law said it was holy awe...I think that is fitting.

I am in awe that I had anything to do with bringing this miracle into the world.
I am in awe that previous accomplishments and priorities are suddenly dim in comparison to her.
I am in awe that the instincts have kicked in - I actually seem to know a little bit about what to do (shocking)
I am in awe of her tiny hands...tiny nose...tiny fingers...tiny toes
I am in awe every time her eyes search my face
I am in awe & thankful - for I know my life is changed

My small Selah is sleeping peacefully - can't wait until I get to hold her tiny hand!


Dominika said...

Congratulations on the arrival of your darling daughter! It's amazing how a baby alters the way we see things in life forever!

Angie Neal said...

She is so precious! So neat to see you write about your little miracle. I look forward to all your Mommy stories!

Fortner Family said...

She is beautiful!! I always knew about God's love for us but now that I have Farrah I really understand the love He has for us. Enjoy every moment no matter how big or small!

Leslie said...

She is so beautiful. And you are an amazingly beautiful mom already!

Liz said...

she is so beautiful and I can't wait to meet her!
one of my first funny thoughts when i heard you were in labor all night was "i can't wait to hear the labor story" ha! just knew there would be one!
also, i thought what a cool 12th bday she will have. 2-22-22
I looked up what the biblical #2 means it's the numerical symbolism of a faithful (truthful) witness or testimony! Perfect! congrats

Jenifer Davidson said...

You got it!!!! Welcome to motherhood. I knew you would be a quick learner and a good mom, it is truly built inside of us women. She is truly beautiful. I am so glad you are enjoying her.

Sarah said...

Paige! What a beautiful girl you have. :) She is so sweet. I love what she has shown you already! What a blessing!

Mike and Emily said...

Paige, she is one of the most beautiful babies I have ever seen. Just precious!

Sarah Bessey said...

Holy awe, indeed. They just capture your heart. She's lovely, Paige. Simply lovely.

Jennifer said...

I haven't commented before cause I just get teary at this whole amazingness...and never think words are adequate.
She's amazingly exquisite Paige.

Welcome to the world, Miss Selah Hope! I can’t wait to meet you!

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