Tag Archive | hope

Fertility issues?….then be inspired by Forever Jones!

 

I often hear Christians saying,’God is good’ but sometimes i think we never take a moment to just ponder on that ‘goodness’. Sometimes when i do take a step back and just reflect on His goodness i am often filled with gratitude because i could never find the right word to describe just how good and wonderful the Living God truly is.

As you all know by know i love Gospel music and for the past few months my little princesses and i have been listing to and belting out Forever Jones Hallelujah song. The band forever Jones consists of mum and dad Dewitt and Kim Jones plus their 5 miracle children . Looking at this beautiful family you would not know of the trials their mother and father went though to have them.

Mr and Mrs Jones have been married for 34 years however the beginning of their marriage was marred with fertility issues. The couple were unable to conceive due to the effects of pelvic inflammatory disease which came about when Mrs Jones had toxic shock syndrome. Doctors told the couple they would never be able to have children but the couple decided to trust in God instead. The couple stood on the word of God and “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him” (Psalm 127:3) became their prescription. After years of having no baby they went on to have 5 babies plus 2 grand babies.

Their story gives me goose pimples and i hope whoever reads this would feel encouraged.

 

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Update Meriam, the Sudanese woman who gave birth in prison

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It was announced recently that Meriam was no longer facing the death penalty and even after that announcement she spent more time behind bars. Meriam was released from prison and applied for a travel document in order to travel to America with her family. The BBC  reported that Meriam was further arrested upon her arrival at the airport on Tuesday again by the Sudanese government who accused her of fraud. They claimed her travel documents were fake and again held her against her will. Her lawyer appealed for bail which was granted  and eventually she was told she is free to leave. 2 days ago Meriam and her husband and children set off to South Sudan where the are making arrangements to travel to America. This mother has been through so much lets hope for a brighter future for her where she can finally settle down and enjoy her life and her babies.

Pictured above is Meriam’s husband,son and new baby daughter*