The Power of Prayer, a Baby and a Stressed Grandma

Today we heard about our tiny grandson’s miraculous recovery from an 8 hour surgery to reshape his skull. see .https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/plea-for-prayers-baby-facing-major-neuro-and-plastic-surgery/ This is me before the surgery. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Before this eight-hour surgery, I did not realize how stressed I was till someone in France passed on a word from God for me on Pinterest. God was…… Continue reading The Power of Prayer, a Baby and a Stressed Grandma

When Life is Stripped Down to The Basics

One afternoon before a special occasion, I was ironing cotton dresses and shirts for church the next day. Six year old Mara watched for a while and then pointed to the iron and asked, “What is that mummy?” I laughed because I realized that this little girl had never seen me iron; I usually used…… Continue reading When Life is Stripped Down to The Basics

Sabbath Moments – Let God Love You Through Your Infant

Welcome to Sabbath Moments, the Saturday meme hosted by Colleen at Thoughts on Grace. Please join us. Sabbath moments are a way of taking time to rest in God, to enjoy God in silence or in nature. The word sabbath comes from a Hebrew word meaning “cease.” And that is what we need to do sometimes, cease our activity and…… Continue reading Sabbath Moments – Let God Love You Through Your Infant

The Right to Life

Euthanasia? Abortion? Pro-Choice? Words that are bantered about daily debated argued lobbied petitioned without a connection to reality, to real flesh and blood people. This photo illustrates the reality of life. The circle of life The right to complete our circle of life in God's will in His timing Is it a miracle that this tiny baby and this elderly, hospitalized man… Continue reading The Right to Life

Who Needs a Teddy Bear When You’ve Got a Teddy Baby?

There is something about a baby’s open, trusting gaze that literally draws love from us. A newborn can see clearly to about 8″, just far enough to focus intently on his mother’s face. It is almost as if the initiative to bond comes from the baby first, especially when I consider the fierce hand grip…… Continue reading Who Needs a Teddy Bear When You’ve Got a Teddy Baby?

Become a Baby Whisperer

Horse whisperers read a horse’s cues and respond in a way that the horse understands,using body language and voice tones. Baby whisperers relate to infants in a similar way. It is not hard to become a baby whisperer. Read all the books and then close them with a resounding slam. To become an expert on…… Continue reading Become a Baby Whisperer