Yesterday as I left for writing group, Samuel was with me in his car seat and my 4 older children stood at the door waving and blowing kisses. It's those moments that make you smile.
Almost 4 weeks ago I gave birth to my 5th child. How is it that I have been blessed with 5 kids? I marvel at this quite frequently as I do not deserved to be blessed. I have always desired to have a big family and in spite of my vast shortcomings God has graciously given me my hearts desire.
Today I am so thankful that God has blessed me 5 beautiful children:
Samuel is my precious new 3 1/2 week old. I'm still learning him, but I am so blessed to have him in my life. He sleeps and eats well. He is such a good baby.
These 5 kids, by God's grace, have made me a mother. I am still inadequate and have so much to learn. But by God's grace, He will help me to raise them in His ways, teach them His truth and see them all come to know Christ and do His work for the Kingdom.
Thank You, Lord, for the children You have given to me for a little while. Teach me how to raise them. Guide me by your Spirit so that I can be the mother I need to be for them.