The Gift of Children

It’s a boy! Yes, 45 years ago today, I heard those words from my physician. It was pre-ultra sound, pre-“gender reveal” party, for we wouldn’t know the gender until our precious gifts arrived into this world. Life sometimes takes us on paths we never desired nor anticipated. Isn’t it wonderful that with all the twists and turns, we have some things which remain absolute? Our mates may leave us and our children may become angry with us, but they will always be our children; our flesh and the gifts which God bestowed upon us to rear in His ways. Then with the blessings of children are the gifts of additional “sons, daughters” and grandchildren. NKJV Psa. 127:3-5 “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord…Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them…”

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