As I sit here dictating my story, I have 3-week-old baby Skyler comfortably sleeping on my chest. If you had asked me this time last year where I would be in a year, I would never have imagined I’d be here — a new mother having just given birth during a pandemic, economic crisis, and political and social unrest.

Our pregnancy and birthing story are not what we had planned. But as Proverbs 16:9 states, “A man’s heart plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.” That’s certainly true of our story with Skyler.

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