Mom: one of the most beautiful words in the English language. Each language throughout the world has some term designated for motherhood. For me, the word is accompanied by feelings of safety, warmth, comfort, work, tenderness, and love. When I first became a mother, trying to live up to the title was overwhelming. It still is! Every day, I strive to be the best mom I can be, and as I do that, I am changing into who the Lord would have me be. How has motherhood changed me? Here are four of the ways:
I am learning to see my own gifts, talents, and faults
Motherhood shows me my gifts and talents. One example of this is the interpretation of child language. Though it seems a small thing, the ability to understand my child when no one else in the world can, is a gift from my Heavenly Father.