If you have read my book, you know by now that I was adopted. I’ve never met my real mother, I don’t know what she looks like, I only know her first name. For years it bothered me when mother’s day came around because although I had my adoptive mother Gwen, I still thought about my real mom. I thought “does she celebrate this day, does she remember having more than one kid, is she sad, does she try to skip this day and not think about it?” This always has been a thought of mine because she is a mother and she did have me 24 years ago. I realize God doesn’t have me with her for a reason and I just stared to accept that.
Many times in our lives God removes people from us that we feel should be there. To not be in the presence of your mother is probably one of the hardest things to face. If your mom abandoned you in any way, trust me I know how it feels, but it’s simply an opportunity to run towards God. I used to fill that void with all kinds of stuff, but now I fill it with the promise God made me when he says he will never leave me. I also praise his name for allowing me to overcome that hurt.
Don’t walk around feeling sorry for yourself on this day or any holiday for that matter. If God wanted you to have a mom around, there would be one. When I look back over my life, I had many of my friends moms, and my aunts call me their “daughter” so even though I didn’t have my real mom, I had at least ten other “moms” who loved me. Get outta that misery and start feeling better about yourself. The cool thing is, once you become a mother you can make up for what you feel was lost. It all starts with YOU. Enjoy your mothers on this beautiful Sunday and continue to pray for those without one.
Love you! Thank you for everyone who got a copy of “God Set Me Up” this past week. If you need yours email me today! Send anything that is concerning you to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are adopted please please email me I have a cool idea I would like to share. Be blessed.