Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Baby Boy Birth Day

I have never known life to be so wonderful.


Details to come...

138 comments:

  1. YAY!!! Amazing!!! SO glad that he's here and healthy!!! What a day it has been for all of you. Continued prayers for an easy transition for all of you...
    Thanks so much for keeping us posted, Laura!

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  2. Rebekah, I found your blog through another blog... and have been reading your story all day, laughing, crying, praying for you and checked and now see this sweet arrival, congrats :) He looks absolutely perfect!

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  3. I've never commented, but have been reading...CONGRATULATIONS! I happen to read both of your blogs (yours and Birth Mom/Friend) :) So happy for you!

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  4. CONGRATULATIONS! I have been checking your blog all evening. I am so happy for your family! I look forward to updates. Can't wait to meet him. We love you guys! Corey and Kristen

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  5. He is gorgeous! And he has my birthday!! What a blessing! I couldn't be happier for you and your new family!!!

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  6. blog lurker here. He is BEAUTIFUL!!!! Cannot wait to hear more.

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  7. Tears of joy!!! I am officially a stalker!
    He's SOOOOO gorgeous! I am sooo happy!

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  8. Congrats!!! I am so excited!

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  9. He's beautiful!! Congrats!!!!
    Amy

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  10. *tears*

    Baby Boy!!!!!!

    Tears and prayer... Praise the Lord!

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  11. Congratulations!! He's beautiful! Praying for peace and grace for everyone involved.

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  12. oh Congrats!!! he's totally beautiful! lots of hair there.... wishing you lots of happiness, joy, pride, and all the best. go catch up on some much needed sleep!!!!

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  13. He looks like skyler! OMG! Congrats to the new mommy and daddy!
    Cindie

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  14. congrats! I have been reading your blog for a little while. I am so happy for you and your husband!

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  15. yes!!! i have been following minute by minute!!!!!! i am crying :)

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  16. He is beautiful. You must be in heaven. How sweet!!!!!!!!

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  17. Congratulations! He is precious :-)

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  18. He's gorgeous! Congratulations!

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  19. God is so, so good!! He looks perfect and is gorgeous!! Can't wait to hear details!!

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  20. Congratulations!!! YOUR baby boy is beautiful, and you are all in my thoughts and prayers this evening!

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  21. God is so, so good!! He looks perfect and is gorgeous!! Can't wait to hear details!!

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  22. Beautiful, amazing, incredible! What an awesome gift of God! Congrats to all during this time. Julie

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  23. Congratulations, Mama!! He is beautiful! Thank you Father, for such an amazing boy!

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  24. I cannot say enough how excited I am that you have now held your son in your arms. He is perfect and precious in every way possible! Congratulations to all of you, you are all in my prayers and thanksgivings tonight!! Thank you for sharing him with so many of us! We all love you guys, as we are all family in Christ!

    love,
    Hannah in CA

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  25. So exciting!!! What a beautiful baby boy!

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  26. YEAH!!!!! Can't wait for all the details - like what his name is!!!

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  27. OH HAPPY DAY! rebekah and ben congrats, you two deserve this!

    YOU ARE A MOMMY!! isn't it the best!!

    so incredibly happy for you!

    (tears!)

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  28. Oh Congratulations!!! I'm so happy for you guys!! He's just beautiful!!!! Can't wait to here his stats!

    :)Rachel

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  29. A Gift from God sent to R and B.

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  30. wowwowowowow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I am so excited, so so excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  31. He is gorgeous! Congratulation Rebekah, Ben and Rebekah.

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  32. Congratulations, Ben and Rebekah! What a wonderful day I'm sure it has been for all of you. You guys will be phenomenal parents. Baby Boy is beautiful (or should I say handsome?)!

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  33. absolutely beautiful.....such a little blessing! :) congrats you are a mommy!! :) praying for you as the journey continues and can't wait for more updates!

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  34. thank you for sharing this and so much other emotion over such a long haul and CONGRATULATIONS to you both on a well deserved gift. THANK YOU for all you have shown all your readers and we are SO SO happy for you.

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  35. he is just so gorgeous i can't stand it!!

    i am just staring at him!

    cant wait for more details!

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  36. HE IS BEAUTIFUL!!! Words cannot describe how excited we are for you. We love you and can't wait to outr out our love on him.

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  37. Ohh he is beautiful, precious...wow. Thank you Lord for this special gift.

    He knew, He knew.

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  38. Congradulations!! He is beautiful!! I am so happy for both of you. May God bless your beautiful baby boy!! Susan

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  39. I have never commented before but your story is breathtaking.

    Congratulations on your beautiful new arrival!

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  40. I am CRYING in joy for you all!!!
    Your baby boy is finally here
    God is so good
    All blessings!!!

    I am so looking forward to reading his name

    God bless you!!!

    HE IS BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

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  41. Congratulations. He is beautiful.

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  42. Oh My Goodness....I have tears running down my face. He is BEAUTIFUL!!!

    Thanks SO much for the pic!!!

    CeCe in Mississippi

    P.S. Please give Rebekah a hug and tell her it's from me!
    She did a beautiful job.

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  43. Oh my gosh, is he ever cute! I can't wait to hear the story, his name, etc. Congratulations to all of you!

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  44. He is beautiful! Congradulations! May God bless your sweet baby boy! Susan

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  45. I've become a blog stocker. He's BEAUTIFUL!!!! -K

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  46. Oh, he's just beautiful!

    Congratulations to all of you on your newest family member!

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  47. So happy for you guys! He is BEAUTIFUL!!! Blessings on your family
    Annalise O'Meara

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  48. he is absolutely beautiful! How blessed for all of you! Congratulations Mom and Dad!!

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  49. officially sobbing! He is Precious! I can't wait to see and hear more!

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  50. I'm crying happy tears for you and Ben! YAY! He is beautiful!

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  51. I am crying for you. He's beautiful, can't wait to find out his name! I am praising God that he has blessed you so...and also that he is holding Rebekah's hand and heart at this time...

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  52. He is beautiful!!!

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  53. I don't know you but have been following your story for awhile. I am so happy for you. I am sitting here with tears running down my face. Both of you are amazing women. Congratulations on becoming a mommy. It's the best. I hope that Rebekah is doing ok. Congratulations again!

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  54. SO, SO HAPPY! HAPPY BIRTHDAY LITTLE MAN! YOUR MOMMY HAS BEEN WAITING SO VERY LONG FOR YOU! GOD BLESS AND NOW GET SOME SLEEP!

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  55. So glad you made it! How perfect he looks! Thanks for posting a picture...Can't wait to find out his name! Thanking God for the safe arrival of your son!

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  56. He is absolutely beautiful!!! Congratulations! What a gift from God!
    Ana

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  57. I have only just begun to read (literally 3 days ago), and your story captivated me immediately. I am so very incredibly happy to see Baby Boy. He is too perfect for words. Truly, God was here today. :)

    Much, much love to your happy new family of 3!

    Ashley

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  58. Oh, he's SO beautiful--what a little miracle!! Congratulations to both of you, and I can't WAIT to hear the rest of the story! I also can't wait to see pictures of him with his *entire* family! What a blessing...God is SO good...and thank you so much for sharing the journey with the rest of us!

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  59. He is beautiful...
    CONGRATULATIONS!!! You have a piece of Heaven..a gift from the Lord!!!

    Hugs, Susan

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  60. OH! He is just beautiful! Congratulations!!!!!

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  61. How beautiful. I just keeping thinking of the Elton John song "Your Song"...

    "How wonderful life is, now you're in the world."

    Congratulations to you all! What a family God has created!

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  62. He's so beautiful! Congratulations!!!! I'm so happy for you two! What an amazing woman Rebekah is and what an amazing God we serve. To Him be the Glory!

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  63. My daughter and I think he is beautiful! Congrats. He is PERFECT!

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  64. Happy Birthday Baby Boy!! I have read your blog for quite some time and have never commented before. I am so happy for you! And just wanted to delurk to send some love to the new family, let you know you are in my prayers and thank you for sharing your open adoption story.

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  65. I just found your blog today, but I kept checking in!!! SOOO happy for you all!

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  66. Congratulations!!! I am so happy for you guys! Prayers and blessings!

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  67. uhhhhh he is beautiful...amazing!!

    m
    xoxo

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  68. I have never written on your blog but I have been a faithful follwer for a couple of months now. I am so excited for you to finally have your little boy here and let me say he is beautiful! I am so excited for you and Ben to start on this incredible journey. I have checked your blog so many times today and I am glad he is finally here and can't wait to hear the details.

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  69. He is sooooo cute. Been praying all day!

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  70. Thank-you Jesus! He is beautiful. We are rejoicing with you this minute!

    We love you,
    Paul and Teri

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  71. Congratulations!!! I'm always here following your journey. I've been so excited for you. I can't wait for more updates!

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  72. Welcome to the world little one! God is good all the time!
    Praying and rejoicing with you,
    Leah

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  73. He is gorgeous!!!! Congradulations!

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  74. OMG--He is absolutely beautiful and I'm sitting here with tears streaming down my face at how wonderful this whole trip has been. Congratulations, Mommy!

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  75. Oh.my.goodness!!! He's perfect! Can't wait to hear the details!!!

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  76. Simply amazing.
    GOD IS SO GOOD. I have tears of joy streaming down my face for you right now. Congratulations on making it to motherhood. He is SO beautiful in every way.
    *hugs*

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  77. I've never posted before, but I've followed your blog and have been following all day. He is beautiful! Congratulations-you're going to be a great mom! Can't wait to hear more details about him!

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  78. Congratulations, Momma! And daddy too!

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  79. He is a beautiful baby boy!!! Congrats to you and Ben!!! You are truly blessed. Still praying!! =)

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  80. Absolutely beautiful. Congratulations!

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  81. Absolutely beautiful. Congratulations!

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  82. Oh My God, Rebekah...he is one thousand times precious!!! I am in tears looking at this beautiful picture. I know your mother's heart is simply overflowing right now.

    YOU ARE A MOM!!!

    YOU HAVE A SON!!!

    I am on cloud nine for you, and can't wait to hear more.

    Heaps of love,

    Melba

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  83. Woohoo!!! Congratulations!! Can't wait for more details. Soak it up :)

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  84. HOOOOORAYYYY! Congratulations!! He is absolutely beautiful. Soo happy for you both and thrilled to see that he's arrived safely! You are officially a Mommy!

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  85. Oh wow, been following your story for only a few weeks, but WOW! Congratulations, praying for smooth sailing with Baby Boy!

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  86. Look at all that precious hair!!! He is BEAUTIFUL!!! Congratulations Momma!!!! Oh what a glorious day!!

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  87. I dont leave comments too often But I am so happy for you and Ben!!!!Baby Boy is beautiful! Now your Journey has just started! I cant wait to hear more details!
    Debbi
    Enfield, CT

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  88. Oh my! Is he beautiful!!!!
    Cant wait to hear and praying, praying that ALL of you involved are doing well!!

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  89. That picture brought me to tears. I am elated for you. Enjoy your son - he is so blessed to have you!

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  90. Awwww.....he is so cute! What is his name??????

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  91. Yikes! I am over here in Chicago pouring out tears of joy for you guys! FOund your blog thru the 3 lovely bees. Am a journaler on TLOL as well. Cant wait to read more soon.

    Your son is absolutely beautiful. Many, many congrats to you guys!!

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  92. He is soooooo sweet! Congratulations to ALL of his parents!

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  93. CONGRATULATIONS!!! HE IS ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!!!

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  94. Yeah! He is beautiful! Perfect! Congratulations to all of you. I am so happy you made it there.

    Can you believe it?

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  95. He's beautiful! Dying to hear all the details! Love you!

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  96. He is BEAUTIFUL, Rebekah! I'm so excited for you!

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  97. God is so good.....hoping everyone is doing well.
    hugs,
    kimberly

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  98. WOW. There are no words! He's precious! Can't wait to hear more!

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  99. I just keep coming back to look at this precious picture.

    May God Bless each of you!!

    CeCe in MS

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  100. My God, my God. He's beautiful.

    I'm over the moon for you and Ben and Rebekah and and I just can't think of any words right now. Just joy, big joy.

    Congratulations a million times over.

    God bless your son and your new family.

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  101. Rebekah,

    I too am a Rebekah, and I went to school with Jen and Andy Holt. I started following your blog months ago and have been blessed and overwhelmed all at the same time. I am SO very thrilled that baby boy was born today!!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY BOY!

    I know you have so much going on right now, but know that you have another Rebekah who is praying for you and thanking God for this amazing blessing! :)

    -Rebekah Schmidt

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  102. I've never commented before, so what a great post to de-lurk on!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! he is beautiful!!!

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  103. Um WOW! I am crying!
    What a PRICELESS moment!
    CONGRATULATIONS MOM AND DAD!
    Can't wait to hear more!
    Hugs, Jill

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  104. tears of joy and excitement for you! can't wait to hear the details. :)

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  105. I've never commented on your page before. All I can say now is "Welcome to Motherhood"!

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  106. Oh WOW! Congratulations!! I am so thrilled for you!

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  107. I have been following your story for so long and am THRILLED for you!!! Congrats on a gorgeous little boy!

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  108. What a beautiful picture! He has so much hair, just like our Kara. :-) I'm sure you are bursting with happiness! Can't wait to hear his name and all the details you want to share about his birth.

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  109. AHHHH!!!!!

    he's perfect!!!!!!!!!!!

    congratulations!!!!!!

    can't wait for details & pics of him with all of you!!!

    praying for all to go smoothly...

    - michelle

    p.s. - worth the wait, huh? :-)

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  110. He is beautiful-

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  111. coming out from lurking to wish you a big congratulations!! just wonderful!

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  112. Oh my goodness. He's gorgeous. I am soooooo happy for you. Congratulations

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  113. He looks perfect!! Congrats!!!

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  114. Congratulations on your beautiful son!

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  115. Congratulations!!! I am so excited for you all and can't imagine the different emotions you must be feeling just now.

    You all are in my prayers.

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  116. my refresh button is broke :) My Rebecca and I talked last night and following you is like getting a glimpse of what is to come. Thank you for letting us into your precious life.

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  117. OH MY GOODNESS - he's precious!! He's finally here - bet you're on Cloud 9!!!

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  118. Blessings to you all. He is beautiful.
    Welcome to the world baby boy...love has guided your life so far, may it always continue to.

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  119. Congratulations!!! He is just beautiful!!! So, so happy for you guys.
    Karrie in IN

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  120. Oh my God!!!!! Rebekah he is so gorgeous. Congratulations!!!!!!!!! Huge ((HUGS)) to you.

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  121. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I'm so happy for you!!!

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  122. ohhhhhh, so very precious! I cannot wait to hear the rest!
    Many congratulations to you and your family!

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  123. Wow! That's all I can say... He's BEAUTIFUL. You guys are one lucky mommy and daddy! I wish you the best as this AMAZING adventure continues!

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  124. Congratulations! We are so happy for you.
    Sara Barton

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  125. Another lurker who has followed your story for months, and just can't keep her mouth shut anymore!! What a lovely, lovely baby! Many congratulations and prayers for you all!

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  126. I was just talking to Karen and thought wow, Tyrus Pinchback sounds like a perfect NFL player name to me.

    Go Ty!!!

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  127. Amazing. Holding everyone involved my my thoughts and prayers.

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  128. What an amazing story. Isn't God awesome! He has truly blessed you!Ty is soooo cute. Welcome to Motherhood! Love, Cristan and Mike

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  129. Coming over from Wendy's blog to wish you well and congrats!

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