Day 97 – Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

On April 3rd, while the kids were on Spring break we partook in a maternity / family photo shoot. I could not be happier with the pictures that Kelly took of me and my sweet, sweet family. I’m so glad we decided to do this — just sorry I didn’t do it with my previous pregnancies! These are such a beautiful keepsake of this precious time we know we still have with Nora. Here are a few photos from that day:

The one of Greta blowing the dandelion “dust” brought me to tears!! That was such a spontaneous, candid moment that I had kind of forgotten about until we got the pictures back.

“All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of the Lord endures forever.” (1 Peter 1:24-25)

14 thoughts on “Day 97 – Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

  1. Gosh what a beautiful family and these pictures are gorgeous! The photographer did an amazing job of capturing your obvious deep love for each other and everyone’s sweet spirits. I love the dandelion one too, it is just perfect! Praying still.

  2. What great photos :) Time you have cherished with your Nora. Praying for strength and peace in these last days as you get ready to meet her.

  3. Following your blog after finding you through Alexandria’s Journey. Beautiful photos to cherish for years to come. Gorgeous family, beautiful faith. Praying for you, for strength and peace. May god guide you through this time and comfort your family as only He can.

    Love from California. God Bless.

  4. Nora Rose – beautiful name beautiful baby. Thank you for opening your heart and journey. Your family’s love and strength is edvident – what gorgeous pictures. Chris and I are thinking and praying for you and your family.

  5. Hi Sweetie. You know how I feel – nothing but love from me to you and William and Gavvie and Guggie. And the entire Koester family. You are all the very best. XXOO

  6. I figure I’ll repost my comment from Kelly’s blog:)
    Wow! These turned out PERFECT! All hands on belly, the exact depiction of what this journey has been for them… They’re all holding Nora together, loving her, and not letting go. Love love love them all. Tuesday will bring so much more love to real life for all of them. I’m excited to witness it.

  7. so beautiful and amazing… brings tears to my eyes… How blessed is Nora to have such a wonderful, beautiful, loving family.

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