I am so proud of Charlie Mae ~ her grace, her attitude, her compassion for others, her love of Jesus, her heart so full of life. Yesterday I wanted the day to be "ALL ABOUT CHARLIE MAE" but selfishly, I think it was all about momma.... I wanted the day too. I wanted to be with my daughter, celebrating her, helping her to have the most amazing day ~ although simple, but so meaningful. We had a lovely lunch, treats of chocolate, pampering pedicures and sweet drinks and giggles. I'm so very blessed to have such an amazing young lady in my life.
When I found out I was pregnant with Charlie Mae, I had been reading the book "Purpose Driven Life". We'd been on vacation and I thought upon my return HA! I know what my purpose is, I'm to work hard and be a very successful business woman, I'm to be independent and strive to make things work. and Jesus said HA, I don't think so.... YOUR PURPOSE is to be a Momma. EXPLAMATION POINT. Today when I look back on what I (silly me!) thought my purpose was and what God knew my purpose was to be, I say THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU.
When I gave birth to Charlie Mae, I gave birth to a life of such joy and abundance and growth and love ~ Blessed Indeed!! Thank You Jesus for reminding me yesterday YOUR PLANS, YOUR PURPOSE are far greater than what we believe we know. And THANK YOU JESUS for such a blessed gift in giving me a daughter.