Connor turned one week old yesterday! What a wonderful week it has been - there's nothing like having a newborn around to remind you how precious and AMAZING life is!
As all three kids are asleep (for the moment ;-), I was catching up on facebook, and saw a link to this article my friend Annie had posted. It is about a mother searching for meaning. It was refreshing for me to read because it reminds us (and sometimes among the lack of sleep, toys on the floor, dirty laundry, diapers, and temper tantrums it can be easily forgotten...) what a gift it is to be a mother. That we don't need to search for meaning somewhere else...it's found within that god-given role.
After reading it, I was reminded of an article I read, linked from the Turnbull's blog. It's from a Christian perspective, and brings a warmness to my heart: