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Celebrating Bella: Our Gift From God

Teresa3 Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 6:14 PM
Thank you for spreading much needed cheer... Amid the storms of life there is great beauty of spirit and thought. God Bless.

March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. That's how the saying goes. And oh, how it rings true for my family. It is Lent, of course, a time for the faithful to pray, sacrifice and fast. And it is in our prayerful reflections and daily acts that we prepare ourselves for Easter and new life.

March is also Trisomy Awareness Month. For my family, this has become a time to celebrate the life of our daughter Bella. Bella was born almost five years ago with trisomy 18, a severe genetic condition that I believe makes every...