Becoming a Mother

becoming a mother

When does a woman become a mother? Is it when she conceives for the first time? Is it when she becomes aware of her baby? Is it when she first holds her child in her arms?

I pondered those questions as I was decorating a nursery, taking infant CPR classes, buying car seats and driving a minivan. No baby was growing in my womb, known or unbeknownst to me. I had not see my first child’s face, breathed her name or held her in my arms.

Yet, I felt like a mother.

So, I asked God, “When does a woman become a mother?”

Read the rest of my blog post over at Dropping Anchors blog.

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One Response to Becoming a Mother

  1. Lorraine Mory says:

    What a beautiful blog post, Martina! You never cease to amaze me, and you are a really gifted writer. I’m so proud of you!

    Blessings, Lorraine Mory, from my iPhone

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