The Remarkable Thing About Motherhood

It’s the small moments.

It’s this little note that warmed my heart like that flame she lit.

It’s the Mardi Gras beads, strung out on the sparkling granite no less than the stars strung across the universe, that arrangement of letters that only a child of mine can say in all its fullness.

The remarkable thing about motherhood is this: a sacredness in the ordinary, everyday acts of life, and motherhood requires both a child and a woman, both giving and taking–and extending the exquisite thing begun by God in Eve, and now even me.

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One Response to The Remarkable Thing About Motherhood

  1. Reagan says:

    Everyday sanctification.

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