Dear Emily, Children are a Gift

Amen – all children are a gift! A powerful, moving post from an incredible woman of God! Praying this warms your heart – whether you have kids or not – we are all gifts, blessings, and love from God. Oh, and Happy early Mother’s Day to mom’s everywhere.

May God bless each of you – His precious gifts!

Jennifer – I Give God All The Glory

For Such a Time as This

She was too embarrassed to go the crisis pregnancy center or buy a kit at the supermarket. What if someone saw her? But Planned Parenthood was anonymous, right? And she had to know, right? So she went in and signed all the forms and took the test. 

It was positive. 

She went home and cried. Then she called her boyfriend and asked him to come over. He didn’t know where she’d been. Probably didn’t even suspect. 

She sat in her living room, waiting for him. They’d been dating about six months and she’d known within a week she wanted to marry him. But that was far in the future. They were only 21 and 22 years old, after all, and both had at least another year at university. 

So what would he say to this? He had plans and dreams. She had plans and dreams. She wanted to travel, write…

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I am a daughter of God, a servant of the Lord, a wife to a patient husband, and a mama of two forgiving boys. God has placed these three men in my life needfully so. I thank Him for them everyday. And like so many of the Lord’s children, I am a work-of-glory-in-progress. I am on a journey to reclaim and renew my life in Christ. It took me 34 years to learn that when nothing else works, God does!

Posted in Bible, Christian Life, Gifts, God, Heart, Hope, Love, Spirit, Thank God, Thankful
2 comments on “Dear Emily, Children are a Gift
  1. "light and salt" says:

    To you, Jennifer, and to all mothers…a very Happy Mother’s day! Children are a mother’s love, challenge, and hope. But above all, they are a true blessing…
    Steve Pejay

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