According to BabyCenter.com, this week, our baby's heart has already started beating (which we got to see yesterday at our doctors appointment) and little hands and feet are emerging from developing arms and legs. Both hemispheres of the brain are growing, and the baby is officially the size of a blueberry. What a tiny little blessing.
Thank you, God, for this gift.
"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 frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place,
when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
Your eyes saw my unformed body;
all the days ordained for me were written in your book
before one of them came to be.
How precious to me are your thoughts, God!
How vast is the sum of them!
Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand when I awake,