How many kids do you want to have?

1486646_10201836088002600_1947439745_nI think we get asked this question many times in our lives.  As we get older the question becomes more risky to ask.

I would think about this question in high school and college. We get to answer the question like we can choose the exact birth date and number of kids we like to have.  That is how it worked for my Mom, so why not me?

But since being a Mom I have met many Moms.  Most of them have a different number then they thought they would have.  There are late marriages, miscarriages, infertility, and accidents. These are not things you think about when you first ponder the question.

But I do feel that each child is a gift from God.  When the timing and the opportunity is right each.  Maybe not the way each Mom wanted then they were first asked the question.

Delight yourself in the LORD, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass. ~ Psalm 37:4,5

So sometimes it is not always what we want but what timing is right for us.  I know I have learned great lessons on the way to getting what I want in life.  But sometimes there is preparation because we can never guess what amazing things our waiting of us in our lives.  Things we can’t even imagine.