Yesterday was Mother’s Day and I was a bit weepy. I haven’t lost my mother yet. She’s still alive and well. Although I was a little sad for others who have lost their mothers, that wasn’t the only thing that made me uncomfortable.
I was uncomfortable because the older I get, the more I lose my chance to be a mother. I have always wanted to be and it just hasn’t happened.
Mother isn’t just a noun. It’s also a verb and I have had a lot of opportunities to mother others and there will be even more opportunities in the future. I am not left without options just because I’m not a biological mother.
You may not be wondering about the possibility of being a mother but I’m sure that you have waited on something. God is with you in this waiting. You are not alone.
Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is His faithfulness. ~ Lamentations 3:23
God also offers incomparable riches of His grace, expressed in His kindness to us in Christ Jesus (Ephesians 2:7).
Even if what you’re waiting for does not happen, there will be other treasures to take its place.