Sarah Lyons (Kansas)
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[Job] said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return there; the Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.” - Job 1:21 (NRSV)
The ultrasound tech moved the wand over my abdomen. With a concerned look on her face, she said, “I am sorry; there is no heartbeat. The baby is gone.” My heart sank as tears rolled down my face. I nodded that I understood, even though I didn’t understand at all....
I will praise God in both my sorrow and my joy.
Someone Grieving the death of a child
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