Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Ryden James

At 42 weeks the doctor recommended I induce so on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:43 am Ryden James was born weighing in at 7lbs 12oz.

A fresh new life, no matter how many times you experience it, is a miracle, and it's left us more in awe at the glory and mercy of God than ever before.

Where did you come from, baby dear?
George MacDonald (1824-1905)

Where did you come from, baby dear?
Out of the everywhere into here.

Where did you get your eyes so blue?
Out of the sky as I came through.

What makes the light in them sparkle and spin?
Some of the starry spikes left in.

Where did you get that little tear?
I found it waiting when I got here.

What makes your forehead so smooth and high?
A soft hand stroked it as I went by.

What makes your cheek like a warm white rose?
I saw something better than anyone knows.

Whence that three-cornered smile of bliss?
Three angels gave me at once a kiss.

Where did you get this pearly ear?
God spoke, and it came out to hear.

Where did you get those arms and hands?
Love made itself into hooks and bands.

Feet, whence did you come, you darling things?
From the same box as the cherubs' wings.

How did they all just come to be you?
God thought about me, and so I grew.

But how did you come to us, you dear?
God thought about you, and so I am here.


  1. Beautiful Naomi!!! Congratulations:)

  2. So adorable! Love the pictures. Wow. Did yo draw that last picture. You are so talented, Naomi.

  3. CONGRATS!! He is perfect! I've always enjoyed that poem!! :) And those drawn pictures are wonderful!