A birthday gift for Molly

Here's a birthday story written for Molly by her Aunt Stephanie.

Happy Birthday, Molly!

The kingdom was a buzz. It was the week leading up to princess Molly’s birthday, she kept dropping hints to the King about what she was wishing for: cupcakes, a parasail, a new puppy. The list was endless along with the mounds of questions. Because this was Molly’s first birthday she really didn’t know what to expect, so anytime the King was around He was bombarded with inquisitive questions.

Molly finally decided exactly what she wanted and wouldn’t take no for an answer. (She gets that from her earthly father.:) She marched right up to the King and whispered in His ear her request. He smiled, rustled her hair, and said, “You know that is very costly.” She said no she didn’t know it was very costly she just knew it was exactly what she wanted. With that He nodded and went off to prepare for her birthday celebration.

Molly waited with anticipation as the King prepared to enter the banquet hall. Everyone was waiting eagerly to see what the princess had wished. As the King entered the hall, a hush fell across the room the King presented princess Molly with her gift. She beamed. "A baby brother just what I asked for." The King smiled with tears in His eyes. “Yes, Molly just what you asked for but the cost was great.” She grabbed Micah’s hand and ran and said, “the best part is yet to come...come catch the balloons with me. Mommy and Daddy always send enough to share."

Love, tears, and a heavy heart,


Sarah said…
Beautiful. Praying for you today!
Laura said…
SO perfect....Oh what a day that will be!

Love you,
what a beautiful story. i just got chills reading it.
Wendi Cupp said…
Beautiful story for a beautful little girl. Praying for you today. Love you.
Anonymous said…
amazing. there is no other story quite like it, I'm sure :)
Pam said…
Simply beautiful. Thanks for posting this for all of us to share. Praying for all of you.
Anonymous said…
So sweet. Praying for you nightly and keeping up with your continuing story. Hope to receive your book soon. Much love and hope,
K.Leipprandt said…
Tears rolling down my cheeks as I read this gift of a story.
angie gutshall said…
Thank you for sharing this. I will be listening all week to the story of Molly on Family Life. My heart and prayers go out to you. I pray on day you get to hold a baby to raise and love.
Jaclyn said…
Hi! Just found your blog through google...I just came across your story through the FamilyLife broadcast. (I promise, I'm not a an internet stalker!) I'm so sorry for your loss, but thank you for sharing it and allowing God to use you and your story! I will be praying for you.
cindy lou-who said…
i love that. how creative and points to the heart of our Father. love you, becca. i am thinking of you constantly this week.
Jody said…
Hi there,

I was just made aware of your story today from a close friend of mine.
I will be purchasing your book...our little boy woke up in Heaven ten months ago. I will be praying for you and your family. Grant's story is at www.kjabernathy.blogspot.com
if you ever want to read it.
Thanks for writing a book, we need more Christian based books on this subject!


Anonymous said…
so precious! What a beautiful image to dream upon!
Star Molegraaf said…
that is one of the most beautiful things i have ever read. it made my heart smile as i remember my little ones who are home with Jesus. thank you for sharing it.

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