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Oct 28 2013

Getting Angry with God Over My Daughter’s Rare Disease

By at 12:29 pm

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On July 16th, we (OK…my wife) gave birth to our second daughter.

Six weeks early.

By emergency C-section.

The day after our 8-year-old returned from a month-long motor home road trip with Bubbe, Grandpa, and the cousins.

And that was the easy part.

Her name (the daughter, not the wife) is Eliana Tova.  The common translation of Eliana is “God has answered,” and Tova translates as “good.”

We were attracted to the name in part because of the 8-year gap between our children.  Suffice it to say that the gap in time wasn’t voluntary, so we were grateful that God had, it seemed, answered us with something good. Or had He? Read the rest of this entry →

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