I am getting excited to be a dad.  This weekend has been a great affirmation to that reality.  My wife and I were able to spend a lot of quality time together.  Saturday morning, we were not rushed to get up and out the door.  Because of this, I was able to experience something amazing.  I heard our baby’s heartbeat on my own through my wife’s belly.  Yes, I have been able to feel his or her kicks and punches, but this is different.  This is sacred.

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