Posted by: firstfruitsfarmne | February 2, 2009

My cup runneth over!

Here is a 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 worth 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 had left me.  Yes, my precious baby, you are welcome to your mother’s heart, welcome to her time, her strength, her health, her life-long prayers!

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with unworthiness?  I do.  I do not deserve even one child, yet the Lord has given us another!

I once heard that motherhood is a journey out of self-centeredness and I’m inclined to agree.  It seems that I have been full of it and God is still refining me!

How wonderful the Lord is!  And how I look forward to seeing just how he will mold me this time!



  1. CONGRATULATIONS on the freshest blessing in your life!! Hope your whole family is making great progress with the recent move, as well – settling in, and all!!

  2. Warmest Congratulations!!! God is good.

  3. Congratulations! May the Lord’s continued blessings be upon you.

  4. Congrats to your ever growing home! What a wonderful blessing!!! I will be keeping you all in my prayers.

  5. I am so happy for you and your family…you are so blessed! Congratulations!

  6. Congratulations! Wow-you are so blessed!!

  7. Félicitations!

  8. Oh Kim, that is SO exciting. YAY!!!

  9. […] to my beautiful friend who is expecting a new family […]

  10. Kim! Congratulations! 🙂 How absolutely exciting! God is so generous!

  11. Oh Kim, I know exactly how you feel! I so often wonder “why me Lord?…Somebody else could do so much better than I.” And He so lovingly reminds me that it isn’t me at all…it is Him! He is the One who gives me all I need to bring up the children He has chosen to entrust to us…He is the One who works in their hearts as He wants them to turn to Him even more than we do.
    Congratulations! I’m so excited for you and will be praying for you in the days ahead.

  12. What a truly wonderful blessing! Congrats!
    May the Lord grant you a healthy pregnancy, delivery, and child!
    Blessings, Kris

  13. How beautiful! That poem truly touched my heart! Babies are sooooooo precious! How truly wonderful for you & your family. love and prayers,

  14. Oh, how wonderful!!! Dare I ask about your birth plans?

  15. How wonderful!!! What wonderful news. 🙂 Babies are such a precious gift!

  16. congrats on the upcoming baby!!!

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