Uwrapping Normal

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Today I read this
And I cried.

Then I read this
And I cried, again.

For Tuesdays Unwrapped I want you to read what I read.

Ashleigh @ Heart and Home helped me to remember just how much others are sacrificing so I can have all of the little things I frequently fail to appreciate. Also, suddenly the fact that Josh is going to be gone Monday and Wednesday nights for classes over the next two months doesn’t seem like such a big deal.

Arianne @ To Think is to Create reminded me that those baby kicks that wake me in the middle of the night are not annoying, but reassuring. There are those out there who would gladly endure the pains and discomforts that accompany pregnancy, all to once again have hope of  holding their child at the end.

I wasn’t going to post today, but after reading these women’s stories, I wanted to share them with you.

Let’s remember to keep them in our prayers as we go about our normal routine, because their normal has changed drastically.

**This post is linked at Chatting @ the Sky as part of Tuesdays Unwrapped. Check out what others are unwrapping today!

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3 Comments

  1. Thanks for your visit to my place today, for your comment. I appreciate the affirmation. It helps me be brave. I pray brave for you too.

    1. Melissa says:

      Thanks Kelly! You’re such an inspiration to me. :)

  2. from now on i will believe you. uugh. i held myself off from the ugly cry regarding the deployment link. heartbreaking.

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