"Hope deferred makes the heart sick...” Proverbs 13:12a NIV
I often make the snarky comment, “If I knew how selfish I was, I never would have had children”.
Now, in my defense, I think I’ve come to realize that there are times when motherhood really hurts. Nothing, and I mean nothing, could have prepared me for the highs and lows of being a mother.
In reality, a mother's love was meant to hurt. A love this deep bears the weight of all our hopes and dreams. It carries with it the risk of a broken heart.
I have come to find in all my years of mothering that hope comes in two distinct packages.Read More