I remember sitting with my newborn son in my lap stroking his back overcome with awe in realization this was indeed the very same I stroked when he was still safely in my womb. The complex miracle that had brought him into my life and into the world continues to be an amazement to me. What responsibility; what commitment; what love incurred with this new life. A mother's dream to see her child grow strong and capable to withstand the riggers of this life. How to turn a dream into reality? I must become the child again and look to the Father Who gave me life. Surely He can show me the wisdom and the way to carry out this weighty responsibility and commitment with the kind of love to make my task sincere.
I looked to the Father and He pointed to His Son and I saw the perfect example of my present task carried out to completion. My Teacher taught me how to love my son; to embrace my responsibility with commitment and devotion.
My dream will be fulfilled so long as I remember to be the child willing to look, listen and learn from the greatest Father of all.
That was 25 years ago, and instead of a babe in my arms I see the man he has become - and I smile :) With the Lord, Who knows the desire of my heart for my son, I know he is in good Hands. A Mother I will always be so the dream lives on as I continue to rest in my God Who is my forever faithful Rock and Counselor!
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