Monday, May 14, 2007

Because Of You

We never thought or even planned
another child by our hand
But God saw you and that precious boy
His life was meant to bring much joy

Things could have been so different
If another choice was made
One filled with sadness
not laughter and play.

No little bugs to run from
while squealing with delight
No “Mama I got boo-boos”
with kisses to make them alright.

No big wet smooches
with sticky little lips
Or precious little hands
with chubby fingertips

No sparkling blue eyes
for all the world to see
Or locks of blonde hair
or precious, little teeth

Because of you, new life begun.
Because of you, I have a son.
Because of you, the choice you made
has given us much brighter days.
Because of you, your sacrifice
has made a child with such life!

I can’t help but think of you
on every Mother’s Day
While others may condemn
and scoff
I will give you praise



Denise said...

This is so beautiful my friend, love you.

Beth/Mom2TwoVikings said...

Sounds like a song! That last verse would make a GREAT chorus! I've been thinking a lot lately after a few hard days how empty my life would seem and how different I'd be without the Vikings. Infertility struggles taught me way more than I realized at the time. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this Debbie ;).

lady of value said...

Aww, how sweet! I feel the same way about my kids, they are a gift from God and my days are brighter and they do bring smiles to my face every day.

Lisa said...

CUTE!!! Being a mom is such a blessing!

Sharon said...

This was very beautiful, Debbie.

Susan said...

What a sweet poem!

Pearls of Wisdom said...

Thank you Debbie! What a precious poem. Cute picture. I am doing my tagged post tonight. Thanks again for tagging me sorry took so long:)


Angel ( Angel Mama )

sara said...

you are such a sweet mama! (Now I know your middle initial!)

eph2810 said...

What a beautiful poem, Debbie. Thank you for sharing it with us :)

Blessings to you and yours.

Pearls of Wisdom said...

Dear Debbie,

Posted my tag but you have to scroll down for it past WW etc.