Each of these is a lethal condition. There is no amniotic fluid, and her lungs are not developing. You will have some choices to make. The doctor and his staff encouraged her to terminate the pregnancy. Overwhelmed, the Smiths sought the opinions of other doctors and specialists.
As the weeks passed, I found myself vacillating between tender hope and crippling sadness. She kicked to the sound of my voice and wiggled at certain foods. I studied her patterns; I knew her.
First of all, thank you for being here. If you are here that means that you may want to become a part of the story that God is weaving us into, and we welcome that. I decided to start this blog because we are humbled and overwhelmed by the number of you who have contacted us, wishing us well, praying for us, bringing offerings on our behalf during this season.
James Todd Smith who goes by Todd Smith is a singer and founding member of the contemporary Christian music band Selah. Smith remains an original member since its founding in Smith grew up the son of missionaries in Zaire , Africa now the Democratic Republic of the Congo in a home built by his grandparents, who had been missionaries to the continent since the s. His grandfather worked as a dentist in the United States before moving to Zaire. Smith's father was born in Africa, but later moved to Detroit , Michigan. Both Smith's grandparents died in Africa. Smith's family home burned to the ground when he was five. After the fire, his father felt a call to the mission field of Africa.