Quote of the day:

"Each photograph is a story captured in a single moment"

Author: M.Lopez


Photography is capturing the extraordinary meaning in each ordinary moment, and weaving these strands together to tell a story – your story - to hold, to share, to remember.


Author: Cindy Jenson-Elliot

Monday, May 10, 2010

....she never existed.....{Iheartfaces}

Celebrating all moms! There is a quote I hear often .... "the best thing I've ever been called.. is mom" and it holds true for me.

I love being a mom. YES, its challenging at times.. but the payoff is worth it. My children made mothers day super special for me this year. I came downstairs to a kitchen decorated with blue streamers.. and all kinds of cards. Kbugs even hid little letters throughout the house for me in places she knew I would find them... which when put together spelled out " I <3 u " Addi gave me her present early- saturday evening when she took 5 steps all by herself. Surprise mom! :)

My pastor preached an awesome mothers day message yesterday... about the awesome responsibility we hold as mothers.. parents. We are given the honor of molding.. shaping these little people God has blessed us with. This scares me sometimes... the responsibility to raise a human... not something to be taken lightly. I can raise them to be trouble makers... mean.. not willing to take authority.. bitter adults. Or.. I can raise them to be loving, kind.. gentle.. willing to help...happy adults. I make mistakes often.. and for that I'm sorry. I'm not an awesome mother all the time.. but I'm leaning on an awesome God who is slowly changing me. I love my children- they are pieces of me.... I will send to a generation I will not see.


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17 comments:

Ally said...

thanks for sharing your thoughts on your sermon. It's true and scary. Beautiful picture.

Christi said...

LOVE IT. Everything is perfect - and what a perfect quote.

Whitley Pollet said...

I'm glad you had a good mothers day Jessica!! Sounds like you have a great family and are doing a great job!! :)

Love the connection in the picture too!

malandbrian said...

Beautiful picture, I love it!

photography by Caron said...

This photo ROCKS!!!! I love it!!!!

amy said...

love this it's perfect!!!

Sacha Blackburne Photography Blog said...

lovely words, lovely image.

Dion Seneca said...

I love this! For many mothers, we are in this exact same pose for hours out of the day. We don't think anything of it. Yet it is beautiful!

Kristy said...

Gorgeous!!
I love that quote!!!

Jamie said...

Love the photo, love the message, love the quote. Perfect.

Gail said...

A beautiful sentiment to accompany a gorgeous image! I love the creative cropping and pretty processing!

Amanda Rooney said...

Adorable photo. Love the message!

Megan said...

MY thoughts exactly! I love this post and the photo! I love photos of moms holding their little ones, we all hold our babies a different way!

Kristine Lynn Photography said...

Great picture!

petersonclan said...

I LOVE chubby baby feet?

Annette said...

Just lovely!!

sharon@lovely bud said...

absolutely beautiful! your words are so true and so powerful and the quote is beyond words. my post is along the same lines, i wanted to share although it is about loss...

http://lovelybud.typepad.com/lovely-bud/2010/05/thoughts-on-motherhood-loss-and-the-sea.html