After giving birth to Evan, five short months later my husband and I discovered that we were expecting another baby! We welcomed a baby girl, Eden Grace, on September 9, 2010. After Eden’s birth, I struggled to help Evan with his development while also nursing and caring for a newborn. My faith in God literally kept me alive during that time; His Spirit in me empowered me to get out of bed every day and function (somewhat) normally. Often I got only a few hours of sleep in a week. I remember telling a friend, “I should NOT be operating a motor vehicle!” But I had absolutely no one to help me. In addition to struggling with the mind-numbing exhaustion and sleep deprivation of caring for two babies, I also wrestled with loneliness, isolation and postpartum depression.
Fervent, loving intercession»