Davia Lynn Waller

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We are thrilled to welcome the newest member of our family, Davia Lynn Waller. Born today, Nov. 12, 2014 at 10:30am CT and weighs 8Lbs, 10 oz and is 21 inches long.

P1140128aThe name Davia [pronounced deh-VEE-uh] comes from the name David, which means beloved or loved of God. When we recognize God’s love for us, His love casts out all fear. His immense love poured out to us gives us the ability to allow God to love others through us. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).P1140121a

Lynn is Priscilla’s middle name and means tender or beautiful. We pray God would allow our little daughter to have a tender heart towards Him and others. That tender spirit is the internal radiance that reflect’s God’s love and that is the essence of internal beauty. Since Paul shares David’s middle name, we thought it would be special for our first-born girl to share Priscilla’s middle name. P1140116a

Heavy labor started around 2am this morning and we had the joy of welcoming our first girl into the world at 10:30am. By 2:00 this afternoon, we were most grateful for a good meal brought over by David’s brother Adam, and his wife Valerie.

We are now a family of four and thrilled about the new addition! 20141112_143136aChildren are a gift from God! Someone once asked, “How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers!”


Listen to the very first message that Davia Lynn Waller gives to her new world. Also captured is her big brother’s very first sight of his sister. He is so cute and had a hard time when someone else wanted to hold her. He kept asking for more time with her. What a sweet beginning to a life-long relationship.


  1. Congratulations David, Priscilla, and Paul on the lovely new addition to your family. Davia is precious! I pray that you, Priscilla, have a smooth recovery from giving birth and that Davia continues to be healthy and well. May God continue to bless all four of you! Again, congratulations!

    ~~Sarah in GA~~

  2. Congratulations on your precious little daughter! What a blessing and what a beautiful name! Your godly lives inspire me and as a young woman, I am blessed by the example you have both shown as I have been able to read about your family, from courtship to marriage to having children.

    Priscilla, thank you so much for your example of a feminine, kind, godly spirit and one of giving and thankfulness to the Lord in all things. You are such a light and are a role model to me as I pray about my future and what God has in store. It is encouraging to see how much He has cared for you and worked in your life.

    God bless you all, and welcome to the world sweet Davia.

    Blessings from your Sister in Christ,

  3. Beautiful, just beautiful, both your baby girl and your little family. May God bless you as you always strive to bless others. We enjoy your site as a family, and it has often brought much needed smiles or encouragement to us at just the right time.

  4. Dear Priscilla,

    Congratulations to you and David on your new little baby girl!
    So glad to hear of her safe arrival.
    New babies are so much fun to have around in the house.

    It was really good to see you all when you visited Seattle in September!


    Ingrid Solberg

  5. Congratulations and welcome baby Davia!

    By the way, that was Mother Theresa who said that about children being like flowers.

    God bless you all!

  6. Congratulations to you all on the birth of your new baby girl Davia!! She is so precious and I am thrilled for your new little bundle of joy! God bless you all as you begin this new chapter of life as a family of four! So beautiful!

  7. Congrats David and Priscilla! She is beautiful!
    What a beautiful family!

  8. David, Priscilla, and Paul,
    Congratulations on the new arrival of your precious daughter and sister! What a blessing the Lord has graciously placed into your lives at this time! Indeed, children are an heritage unto the Lord and the fruit of the womb is His reward. Children are such a huge blessing!

    Her middle name “Lynn” actually means “From the lake” or “body of water” and the Spanish origin means “pretty.” (Which you described as “beautiful”) Many people refer the name to “Refreshing” or even “refreshing waterfall.” I am slightly confused as to where you found “tender” in the meaning. My middle name is Lynn as well and I love to study names! I am curious about how it was translated into “tender.” Would love to know how you discovered that!
    Praying for each one of you,

  9. God sure has blessed you and all your family!! I hope and pray that you all have a very blessed and wonderful day! !!:) 🙂 keep smiling and keep the faith! !!:) 🙂 Psalms 100 🙂

  10. Congratulations on the birth of a new member in the family! May God’s blessings be with you and your little one today and always!

  11. Congratulations! She is so gorgeous! It’s just lovely to see how much Paul has taken to her already, looking every inch the proud and protective brother. Little Davia is blessed!

  12. Praise God for your beautiful little angel!! Just thanking God that the delivery was quick; and Priscilla and baby are fine. LOVED Paul’s reaction…what a sweet boy!!! May God continue to richly bless all of you!!!
    Gary and Jean
    LOVE her name!!!

  13. Rejoicing in the LORD with your precious family! May the LORD continue to bless and keep you all. All our love and prayers, Fleshmanflock

  14. Congratulations! What a sweet blessing from God! Glad everything went well! Thinking of you from Oklahoma!
    Love, Jared and Brandy

  15. Thank you for sharing such a precious glimpse of baby Davia with us. I can’t believe she wasn’t even 4 hours old in this video. How very precious! And Paul couldn’t be more sweet and loving to her. He is going to be a great big brother.
    Congratulations to David, Priscilla, and Paul on the arrival of your sweet girl. You are all such a lovely family, and I enjoy reading your posts and viewing your videos. What an encouragement you all are to other young families.
    Blessings in Christ,

  16. Our heart felt congratulations from Southern California! And prayers for speedy healing for Mama, and that you all have a great time getting acquainted with your newest family member! May Davia be the sweetest blessing to light your lives.

  17. congratulations on the birth of little davia lynn! what a beautiful name for her. i like how you are all p’s and d’s. will you be continuing that as a tradition, naming the boys with p’s and the girls with d’s? that would be pretty cool as there are some awesome p & d names!
    i’m so happy for your family! much love & happiness to you all.

  18. We are so happy for you all and what a beautiful family you are trusting God is every area of your life! Paul was so sweet, loving and gentle to his new sister. Her name is precious.
    Blessings from Canada!

  19. Congratulations on the birth of your sweet baby girl! Babies are such wonderful blessings! 🙂

    The Stevens Family

  20. Priscilla looks absolutely stunning!! Should I ever have a child, I wish that I would be as pretty as Priscilla this short after delivery. Wow, what a beauty!! Congrats on your precious child.

  21. Blessed Mother Teresa is the one you quoted as having said, “How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers.” Congratulations on your newborn daughter 🙂 She is so cute, and we enjoyed watching Paul meet her for the first time. God Bless Y’all, Nancy

  22. Congratulations, David and Priscilla! I saw the news on Facebook the other day that your beautiful daughter had arrived, but I didn’t watch the video until now. I was amazed at the similarities we experienced, Priscilla, with our two births. I was in labor with my first son, Isaac, for 27 hours also and then when Josiah came along 16 months later, labor started at midnight and then he was born at 10:38 a.m. I know the feeling of such great relief at a shorter, easier labor, and I’m so glad it was the same for you! It was fun re-living our memories of introducing Isaac to his baby brother by watching Paul with Davia. He looks like he is going to be a great big brother! I am praising the Lord with you for your precious bundle of joy!

    Katrina (Rebsch) Britton

  23. Congratulations! Davia Lynn is absolutely precious!! May God continue to Bless your family! 🙂

  24. Weeping shall endure the night; but JOY cometh in the morning.
    Congratulations on your JOY!!! She is beautiful!!!
    Thank you Father for a healthy mommy and baby.

  25. Congratulations from England! Gorgeous family, you are such an inspiration ., fondest love kelly

  26. Congratulations David, Priscilla and Paul on the new little arrival! Praying God’s blessings on little Davia Lynn, and your new family of four!

  27. Paul is such a precious, tender hearted child. He radiates kindness. congratulations!

  28. Your family is too beautiful for words. And Priscilla you look amazing especially after only a few hours after giving birth! Best wishes!

  29. Congratulations you all look so happy and well it’s lovely. !!! Pricilla you look wonderful and much better than I did after my children were born !!

  30. Congratulations on your new baby girl! I just found out I’m expecting #3!

  31. Congrats on the beautiful baby girl. She’s so precious. Did Priscilla have a homebirth?

  32. Ach, she is ever so beautiful! Congratulations on the birth of a healthy baby girl! Welcome to the world, Davia Lynn!

  33. What is the most important thing in the world?… God! i am so glad you guys live for Him,
    with soo much love, Amanda Rose Beach

  34. Congratulations! Wow, Priscilla! After I gave birth, I would not have been able to share a video with the world. Please make sure you are resting as you need time to recover. A healthy, happy mom is the best mom. May G-d bless you all.

  35. Congrats on welcoming Davia into this world! What a beautiful name! Davia and I share the same birthday! It is neat to see that we share a mutual friend, Ruthie W from Laramie. I was excited several months ago to see her shinning face and beautiful smile on a blog post about prison ministry. God bless you and your family!

  36. What a beautiful family the four of you are. Loved the video! Congratulations and continued blessings to all of you!!

  37. Congratulations on baby Davia!
    I think its interesting that you decided to name your daughter and not your son after Daddy- let’s hope you can think of a better nickname than Dave!

    May the Lord bless your family,

  38. I am so excited for your family in welcoming your new precious little babt girl! God is good! May he continue to bless you and your family and your ministry for him. I’m sure your little ones will grow to love the Lord like you! Congrats!

  39. What a beautiful baby girl! And what a beautiful reminder as we celebrate God’s perfect gift to us, His Son, Jesus Christ. “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above.” James 1:17. Christmas blessings to your family, and a happy and joyful New Year!

  40. Congratulations on your adorable daughter, Davia!! Paul stole my heart in the video! He was so sweet and so gentle. I know you are both so in love with your beautiful children. Thank you for sharing! God bless you!

  41. Congratulations on little Davia! She is so beautiful!
    I was wondering if you’d share when her due date was?
    God Bless You and Your Lovely Family!

  42. The some one who said, “Saying that there are too many children is like saying there are too many flowers.” was Mother Theresa

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