Sunday, December 5, 2010

Some news for ya!

Recently I have had this strange aversion to fruit. I love fruit...but I just can't even take a bite of a small piece of fruit without getting this yucky feeling! And last Friday night I went to sleep at 7:30 pm and woke up at 7:00am and still felt a little tired. And then there have been about 7 or 8 different people that have had dreams, scriptures or the Lord simply bombarded their thoughts with this really cool fact...and all of it comes down to this.....


WE ARE EXPECTING BABY LEE #3!!!!!...and we couldn't be more thankful!

So, here is the story. About a month ago a friend of ours who has a history of having "words of knowledge" or is prophetically gifted or to put it in a simple way...she just knows things sometimes and it has historically been right. ANYWAY...this friend or ours said that when she saw me that night she felt like the Lord spoke "Pregnant." She asked me minutes later and of course, I didn't know yet, so I just responded with "That would be awesome! We'll see!" That same evening a close friend of mine emailed me from out of the blue and said she was just thinking that I might have some baby news for her. Earlier that month another close friend of mine had a dream that I was huge and pregnant and in the hospital about to deliver another baby. Later on in the month my mom had two dreams that she felt like were about me being pregnant. At Thanksgiving my sister-in-law said she felt the same thing that she felt before we knew we were pregnant with Jada and Kiva. Last weekend a close friend of ours in our small group was reading the bible and felt like Isaiah 43:5-7 was for us and our children. Even a sweet lady that loves the Lord who is the chef at HEB (who happened to know we were pregnant with Kiva before I did) told me last time I saw her that we better get ready to have some babies back to back. Other close friends of ours throughout the month of November said that they truly felt like we were going to have another baby soon. About 3 weeks ago, Jada said that Mommy is going to have a baby boy in her tummy soon. (we'll see about the boy?!) but she was right on about the baby!

So, when Brian and I found out that we were indeed pregnant...it was as though we were already informed of that. The Lord had spoken to us through His people and through His word and it was beautiful! We have never experienced anything quite like this before. So many different people, so many different ways the Lord was communicating. Isn't it wonderful to know that JESUS IS ALIVE and loves to show His supernatural power in personal ways?! I am so grateful.

And as for this precious little person growing now...what promises await him/her! This baby is already marked with the power and presence of God in unique ways on earth. And as the Lord knits together all of this baby's precious parts, I can't help but to be expectant in fresh ways and free to believe God for His plans. There have been little moments of fear creeping up and the Lord has been so kind to help me draw near and lean on Him in those times (I write this with tears of gratitude)...and check out what Is.43:5-7 says:

Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bring your children from the east and gather you from the west. I will say to the north, ‘Give them up!’ and to the south, ‘Do not hold them back.’ Bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth— everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.”

Wasn't it so kind of the Lord to give our friend this verse before we even knew we were pregnant??? I am thoroughly convinced more than ever that we are a part of the beautiful body of Christ that has members that comfort, unite, prophesy, dream, pray, support, serve and hope in ways that make all of our days better! THANK YOU! Maybe this will be a boy or maybe it will add to the sisters in our house! Either way...yay!!! And Jada and Kiva will be sharing a room this time next year. That thrills Brian and me. And so it looks like August 9th is the due date so far...of course we will keep you posted! But for now, we would love your prayers for this little one.

13 comments:

  1. What joy! Congrats to your sweet family.

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  2. Wow! Congratulations Steph and to the Lee fam!

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  3. Blaine is ready just like Jada for Baby Boy Lee to make his appearance. He already has the name.....Blaine Lee.... as he told you today =). We are thrilled for you and Brian. You are such an example of faith in our lives..over and over and over again. It was refreshing to be with you today. You always bring such JOY with you wherever you go. So happy for you. Sara

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  4. I have to tell you this...about a week ago, as I was scrolling through my blog roll, I saw your blog and stopped scrolling. I knew you hadn't added an update because it told me so under your name. However, I was compelled to click anyway because I had this thought pop into my head about you being pregnant. I know it sounds like I'm jumping on that bandwagon (ha), but when I read this this morning, I had to share that with you. It was more like, "I bet she's pregnant really soon" kind of a feeling. And thank you for sharing Isaiah...at 18 weeks into this twin pregnancy, I find myself fighting fears and doubts all the time. That was EXACTLY what I needed to read this morning after a rough weekend! So, so happy for your new blessing!!!

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  5. I loved reading this post! thank you so much for giving me a phone call to share the news. that meant a lot sweet friend! praying now for this sweet babe!

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  6. That is so exciting Steph!! Congratulations.

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  7. Congrats! Grace's Birthday is August 4th :)

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  8. :-D YAY!!!! That's absolutely wonderful, wonderful news. Congratulations, Lee family.

    I love Isaiah 43. I have clung tightly to that verse on some of the journeys we've walked. We sing that verse in church, and I am overwhelmed by God's goodness when I hear my daughter and sons claiming that promise and praising God with me.

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  9. Yay!!!! Congratulations!!!! What wonderful news to receive!! God's timing is amazing and always best!

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  10. Steph, Congrats!!! Your family just grows more beautiful each day!! Can't wait to see all the Lord has xoxo

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  11. I'm slowly catching up on blog posts, so this is really delayed, but Congratulations! I'm so excited for you guys.

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