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Rebekah Maddux El-Hakam
Singer, songwriter, worship leader and El momma to the 4 Els
Singer, songwriter, worship leader and El momma to the 4 Els
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Happy-ish Birthday to Me!
It’s my birthday week! Yay!  🎂  and boo  😒  ! I say that because... 1. I  ❤️  birthdays so much. I love my family and their birthdays. And, I’ve always loved my birthday. Last year’s birthday was the best...multiple celebrations with forever friends and t...
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Letter I sent to the Houston Astros today...let's get our favorite Astros' fan out on the field to throw out the first pitch this season!
--> March 19, 2018 Dear Houston Astros, First of all, a huge congratulations from our family to yours on the 2017 World Series Championship! We couldn’t be happier for our favorite team! I wanted to reach out to tell you a little bit of our story. My husban...
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LOVE NEVER FAILS
Our year was full of JOY as we anticipated the arrival of our daughter, Mary-Linda Elizabeth (expected in January 2018) and as we were able to celebrate our favorite team, the Houston Astros, winning their first World Series. Moustapha even became the Most ...
LOVE NEVER FAILS
LOVE NEVER FAILS
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Bridget's Cradles - a ministry for families who lose their children in the 2nd trimester
Warning. This post discusses loss.  Our daughter, Mary-Linda was born sleeping at nearly 18 weeks gestation.  It has been three months since we learned that our daughter's heart had stopped beating at over 17 weeks gestation. I would have been a little over...
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Such a beautiful name...
Warning. This post discusses  loss.  We had a list of possible names for our baby daughter. Fifty or more different combinations. We knew we wanted to give her a name that paid homage to both our mothers'. I remember a day a couple of months ago. My husband...
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If Grief comes in Stages...I am still very near the beginning
Today has been all about guilt and regret. Over the last couple of days, I have begun to have memories. Memories of times just a few short weeks ago when I was worried. I remember wondering if my baby's heart rate had slowed. Was it too slow? Was something ...
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#HoustonStrong, A Houston Mom's song of hope and worship during the storm. #elmomma
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Disbelief
Warning. This post discusses loss.  I'm still in a state of shock. Total disbelief that our daughter is gone. I've never lived in belief that nothing bad happens. I know it does. I have very close friends who I've walked alongside as they've travelled down ...
Disbelief
Disbelief
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I will Praise Him in the Waiting...My heart is broken, but hope remains
Praising the Lord in the waiting. I will hope in the steadfast love of the Lord. Giving thanks and knowing that the Lord weeps with us. My heart is broken, but hope remains.  Heartbroken The Book of Lamentations 3:21-26 21 But this I call to mind, and there...
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Heartbroken
18  Psalm 34:1, 18 His praise shall continually be in my mouth.  I will bless the Lord at all times; The Lord is near to the broken-hearted This is the hardest post I've ever written. And, by far, the most difficult time of my life. On Tuesday morning, at a...
Heartbroken
Heartbroken
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