I'll never forget looking down at my daughter for the first time. The midwife quickly wrapped her in a blanket and plopped her in my arms. She cried and I whispered, "Hi, I'm your mommy." She was mine—a dream come true and terrifying at the same time. Nine months got real in mere seconds.
I'm one of those women who had dreamed of becoming a mommy since I was a little girl. I imagined how I would take care of my babies and what I'd teach them.
As a teacher, it was natural for me to impart wisdom to my children, and I welcomed the challenge. What I didn't expect, however, was my children teaching me. God can use many methods to refine a person into His likeness. For me, though, motherhood and marriage have brought the most refinement.
Here are seven things my children have taught me about God.
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