"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine...

"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding" (Prov. 3:5). I have seen the wisdom of this Biblical counsel.

My husband and I did not plan on having four children, and the news of my fourth pregnancy was met by us with apprehension. We were concerned about the added financial stress we thought a new child might bring; and ironically, I had given away every baby item we owned just a few months before. Having gone through three difficult labors previously, I feared the same again. A fundamental change in our thinking about this child was much needed.

August 17, 1987
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