Fighting for Faith in the Darkness Part 9

For the full story, please read all our previous posts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8

 

A photo of a window in our home.

 

He looked like someone’s grandpa. All three had tears streaming down their faces and I was so overcome with emotion I could barely think.

“Miss, we don’t know why you’re here, but I have never felt such a feeling before. We are all feeling it. The Spirit is telling me this very moment that this powerful spirit is because of you. You are a choice daughter and God loves you. He loves you right here and right now, He is with you in this very room. You are special, and we are all feeling a great faith and testimony that comes from you. Your choice to follow your Heavenly Father is clear to Him and everything is going to be ok because you chose to do His will and what was asked of you, even your greatest sacrifice to do it.”

And then I couldn’t continue to write and the entry stops there.

 

But there I was. He couldn’t have known that I had been willing to sacrifice even my life to follow a prompting to have this baby. He hadn’t known I needed to hear, “well done thou good and faithful servant”.

Tonight will have to stop early. My heart is too full. But I’ll tell you this before promising that more miracles are coming And I WILL tell you how we ended up in this house, but first…

Friends, blessings and miracles come. They especially come from partaking of the sacrament. I’m there every week, 10 min early and preparing in prayer. I rarely visit or like to talk before church starts. I know the power of partaking. I know the blessing and privilege of sitting in that chapel, a place I couldn’t be in for months. He most certainly lives and loves and will meet you wherever you are, even with leg squeezers in a lumpy hospital bed.

I just wish I knew them, those three angels that ministered to me that day.

To be continued…

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Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.

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4 comments on “Fighting for Faith in the Darkness Part 9”

  1. I am in tears. I just now stumbled upon these wonderful accounts of your life events. The emotions, raw pain, elation, and indescribable feeling of Holy Spirit washed over me and brought me to tears. 
    I sit here nauseated and two and half months pregnant with twins. It’s the common morning sickness that can be combatted with crackers and two pills. Nothing at all like what you’ve experienced. I cannot begin to comprehend one percent of your pain but I can feel the devotion and love you have for God and your babies. 
      Being a devout Christian I feel strange sometimes convincing another person I’ve had visits from my grandmother. I truly believe you. 
      This morning as I sit here in Texas, I am praying for you and Cade and your babies- and thanking God that you shared your story and I found it. 

    • Oh my goodness Jamie! Thank you so much for taking time to share a piece of your heart and story with us! Sometimes we question whether being this real and vulnerable is the right thing, but then we get an email or message like this and we know we are doing the right thing. We definitely believe in angels both here on earth and those who have gone before us. I wouldn’t have made it through without that knowledge! You hang in there with those little babies and congratulations! Thank you for your love and support and prayers for you from Utah!

  2. I love you. I’ve dm you through @greatervista To thank you for this series. But I  had to stop and just thank you for continuing to do this. You continue to fill my spirit with joy. Your testimony of miracles and faith is empowering. I’m clinging on to your every word and inspired by you

    • Thank you so much for your support Krysta! It is feedback like this that motivates us to keep posting. If our experience can help just one person, it is completely worth it! Xoxo!