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My Corona Baby - Jacob Luke's Birth Story

 Jacob Luke Stivers "Following After, Supplanter, to Assail" & "Giver of Light" April 4, 2020 7 lbs. 2 oz., 20 in long Lullaby Hymn: "A Mighty Fortress is Our God" Don't worry, this time around I'm not going to put out on the world-wide web any gory details about this birth. It was spontaneous and uneventful, God's grace to us during such a weird time in our country. But, if anything, I think we may appreciate remembering the drama of a world-wide pandemic in the background of Jacob's birth story. Due on my birthday, April 3rd, Jacob instead came on his own day, Saturday, April 4th, at 10:01 p.m. after a full day of laboring at home and about 4 hours of active labor.  We are grateful for a smooth, fast delivery. We delivered in a hospital after a week or so of joking about a home birth. Luke even came in to the bathroom on Saturday, while I was bathing for comfort and said, "What? Are we having this baby here at

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