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Showing posts from April, 2008

Babies: A perfect gift from the Father

How I love my baby!!!  We are so blessed with such a good boy in our lives.  Ephraim is such a joy in my life.  These tender moments make it all worth it.  He is our seventh child.  Often times I think about the "what if" we had stopped having children after one, two, or even the sixth.  No little baby Ephraim to look at, smile, and even laugh with. What precious moments to share with this little one.  To sing to and play with, to talk with, even though he won't talk back.  But he just smiles the whole time, knowing that I am the one who feeds him, comforts him, and loves him.  I would never, ever do anything to hurt him only want to protect him.   This is like the love of the Father.  Oh how much He comforts us and loves us.  He feeds us and protects us.  Daily!!! He heals all our infirmities (Ps 103).  He comforts us like a mother comforts her wee one.  (Is 66).  He wants to give everything we desire.  He is our Father.   I love Ephraim so much. But just think,

Saturated in The Word

The word of God so holy, so pure, so good.  Truth!!  So needed in the lives of mothers.  Being saturated in the Word takes place constantly.  To survive motherhood we need the Holy Spirit's guidance daily.  So how, can we as mothers saturate ourselves with God's word?  We are very busy women, especially if you have a large family.  Time???  Time for God's word?  Well, uhhh, yeah I pray.  "Lord, help me!!! and change these kids, Lord!!  Lord, are you listening.  I am sacrificing daily to raise Godly children for your kingdom!!  Hello, God are you there."  Sounds oh so familiar.  I've been there done that.  This is why I can talk about it.  My daily time with God had been much out of desperation so I could survive this motherhood thing that he has called me into.  Alot of "help me's" were cried out!!!    Alot of complaining and crying out!!!  David cried out. Yes, but he also declared who God was in his life.    Declarations, confessions, an