Happy Mother's Day

Today is Mother's Day and I want to wish the mother of my five wonderful children Happy Mother's Day. You are my best friend, a strong woman, an example of grace and mercy. I'm thankful that I get to spend this day with you. I wasn't sure that I would ever have this opportunity again but here we are one year later.

Thank you sweetheart for your forgiveness and grace. You are truly the example of of what it means to be a Christ follower. Below is a poem I wrote during the dark hours of this past year. I would now like to dedicate to you and our children. I love you!

I have been greatly blessed in my life,
I have five wonderful children and one beautiful wife.
Not a day goes by that you are not in my prayers,
And it’s my hope that you never surrender to life’s cares.

It’s been an honor and privilege to be called husband and dad,
These are the greatest titles that could ever be had.
I’m amazed at how our family has grown,
And even more amazed at the grace and mercy you’ve shown,

The circle of life is now in full motion,
Now that our family is spread from ocean to ocean.
I recall the days when we were all in one place,
How everyday I would enjoy your embrace.

This life that we live is beautiful for sure,
Filled with awe and love for which there is no cure.
I can only speak as a husband and a father,
Loving and serving you has not been a bother.

Now that my life is approaching its last lap,
I can only pray that my living and loving has left no gap.
You, my family, are my legacy and prize,
With all of this said let the next generation arise.