When Lydia joined our family her name was Lidia. She was a tiny, beautiful baby girl. It would be three years before we adopted her. Again Grandma Linton gave this little one a nick name. She called her Lidia Lu. As the day of adoption drew closer, we quickly knew that Lydia was a perfect fit for are little girl. She loved to wear purple and she was a girl that stood out. The woman in the Bible whom she was named after has very little written about her, but it says a lot about her character.
On the Sabbath we went outside the city gate along the river, where it was customary to find a place of prayer. After sitting down, we spoke to the women who had gathered there. 14Among those listening was a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira, who was a worshiper of God. TheLord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message.15And when she and her household had been baptized, she urged us, “If you consider me a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my house.” And she persuaded us. Acts 16:13-15
Lydia’s middle name comes from my grandmother Carmen Lucinda. Lucinda means bearer of light.
Lydia Lucinda Hirn
(a woman who when she hears truth opens her heart to it, a worshiper of God, a light of encouragement that shines into others)
Lydia named for Lydia in the Bible
Lucinda named for great grandma Carmen Lucinda (Moreno) Adams
Written by Katie
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