I love the moments when Jonas is still in my arms, holding me as I hold onto him. Those bright blue eyes always get me! They are so innocent, yet I feel that he sees who I really am and loves me just the same. Even though I am not of any real importance to society, he looks at me like I am the most important person in the world. His eyes light up when he sees me, and that toothless grin spreads wide across his face. He knows who I am. If he could choose to be held by anyone in the whole world, he would choose me, his mother. That feeling is one of the most special things a mother could ever experience.
Sometimes I feel anxious that I will be a mother for the rest of my life. I think about all of the things I 'haven't done' yet, but then I see that smile and all of my worries melt away. You see, being a mom is so much more than changing dirty diapers and wiping runny noses. It's about loving children. Psalms 127:3 says that "children are a heritage from the Lord...". That verse is so true! What a Blessing it is to be a parent!
And so, as I hold my little one tight in my arms, I will be reminded of the Blessing that he is to us. I pray you are reminded as well!