I was blessed with a wonderful Mother’s Day this year, as I have been every year so far! I still stand amazed that God has allowed me to be a mother. I grew up believing that it was the highest calling a woman can have. It is really the second highest: being a wife is the highest. I am thrilled that a godly (and handsome!) man wanted to marry me. I am humbled that my Lord blessed me with five children. I was an ornery, stubborn child for my parents to raise, so of all women, I am most unworthy to be called “mom”. I am very aware of how I fail as a mother each day, but I’m learning that failure is a good thing. My failure drives me to my knees and I call on the Lord for help. He has been giving it to me daily and I know He will continue to do so. What a huge comfort that is!
|Me and my favorite man. 🙂|
|My blessings: (L-R) Mitchell (10), Lauren(13), Leslie (7), Laci (6), Matthew (2)|
Terry helped the kids pick out some gifts for me. I got a purple sign that said “LOVE”, a Coca-Cola glass, a coffee cup that has a small spoon in the handle (very cute), and a package of birthday cake flavored Oreos! I tasted the Oreos when we were in Canada last year, but hadn’t seen them in the states. My kids were overjoyed to find those for me here! I’m struggling to take off some weight, so I gladly shared my treat with everyone.