Fourteen years ago, on this day, my wife Eileen and I were at Our Lady of Lourdes hospital (in Camden, NJ), getting ready to become parents for the first time. After several months of hearing that it would be unlikely that our twins would be born alive, the doctors felt that delivering them 3 months early would give them the best odds for survival. On October 27, 1997, Mary (1.5 lbs) and Elizabeth (2.5 lbs) entered the world!
For those of you who don’t believe in miracles, Eileen and I can tell you that they DO happen. As evidence, I offer the above picture of 2 healthy young ladies who weren’t supposed to live. Although it’s easy to panic when we encounter life’s difficulties, it’s important to remember that “with God nothing will be impossible” (Luke 1:37). As we celebrate the fourteenth anniversary of their birth, we are grateful to Almighty God for allowing Mary and Elizabeth to be a part of our life. They are a blessing, not only to us, but also to everyone who knows them!
Happy 14th Birthday, Mary and Elizabeth…WE LOVE YOU!!!