How can I nurse my cough with dishes in the sink and my floor unmopped and my carpets as they are? I found a way to rest and wash only what was necessary, today. It is Mother's Day. I couldn't help putting the potatoes in the oven or blogging to my babies on such a day. I sent my mother her gift, at the last minute, I think.God is good and I am very grateful for the 9 pregnancies the loss and the gain of motherhood that has garnered me 6 wonderful live children and three in heaven to see, when I get there. I am grateful for the 6 delightful toddlers that fill my days with Mother Goose and craziness that dig up from me every bit of energy that is left to give. They have a way of pulling it out of you, even when you think you haven't another drop of mental, emotional or physical energy.
Motherhood has been very, very good to me, to quote a humorous anecdote of an earlier generation. I am grateful for its' fond memories and its' promise of continued blessing, in the grace of God.
Happy, Happy Mothers' Day to all mothers. I hope that you are blessed in the celebrating of it.