Tuesday, May 08, 2007

"Here is another sweet fragrant mouth to kiss, here are two more feet to make music with their pattering about my nursery. Here is a soul to train for God, and the body in which it dwells is worthy all it will cost, since it is the abode of a kingly tenant. I may see less of friends, but I have gained one dearer than them all, to whom, while I minister in Christ's name. I make a willing sacrifice of what little leisure for my own recreation my other darlings have left me. Yes, my precious baby, you are welcome to your mothers heart, welcome to her time, her strength, her health, her tenderest cares, to her life long prayers! Oh, how rich I am, how truly, how wonderfully blest!"
Elizabeth Prentiss

1 comment:

Erna said...

What a beautiful quote. Thanks for sharing it!

Oh that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever! Duet 5:29