Written by Buddy
I was loved before I was born. My parents dreamed of me even before God created me. And they went to great lengths to bring me into this world. Between the medications, the doctors visits, and the needles, I know I was wanted (my Dad REALLY hates needles).
God created me in His image and gave me the perfect parents for me.
“For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.”
My Mom is a type A physical therapist who researches medical topics endlessly. My Dad is laid back and fun loving and makes sure I laugh and smile every day. They complement each other so well and I’m lucky to have them (and my supportive big sister, Munchakin) in my life.
But things didn’t start out that way. I was supposed to be born via a “scheduled” c-section. I decided it was time to arrive a few weeks early so I was delivered by an emergency c-section at 10:21pm. I weighed 7 lbs 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. That was the beginning of the roller coaster that my parents rode for the first 5 months. And my Mom is writing through tears because it’s the first time she shared those stats with anyone. Those details that most new parents shout out to everyone were never able to be shared as they weren’t important after I was born. They weren’t the priority. They weren’t even thought of. Until now.
The point of my story is to hopefully make yours different. My Mom and Dad want to give you the gift of time, the gift of preparation, the gift of knowledge, and the gift of reassurance. My parents, and my Mom in particular, want to help you feel better and be a better version of yourself by connecting you to resources and by connecting you to God in your every day life. Mom wants YOU to be able to listen and experience “God moments” the way she has since she recovered from my traumatic beginning and since I radically changed her life. For the better. Without a doubt.
Big Daddy Weave – My Story
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~Leo Buscaglia