This post was originally written in May. I am reposting it today because I had several requests for me to re-post it, so here it is… Thanks for all the requests. I’m glad the story of my baby Sarah touched so many hearts.
“When I learned I was going to have another baby, I rebelled against God.
My health was not good and I looked upon having another child with great sorrow and unhappiness.”
My story poignantly demonstrates God’s hand of providence in the unplanned pregnancy of my daughter Sarah, and also of my struggle to understand my calling as a mother.
But before I tell you our story, I would like to ask a question.
How many of today’s mothers have similar thoughts and feelings about their own motherhood?
How many mothers-even Christian mothers-identify with my negative emotions at the beginning of my pregnancy?
Have you had times when you too looked upon motherhood with great sorrow and unhappiness?
I know that at one time I did.
As I reflect on my own past struggles with motherhood, I can’t help but believe these unpleasant emotions are probably more common than we…
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