Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Here is a little 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 abode of a kingly tenant. I may see less of friends, but I have gained one dearer than them all. Yes, my precious baby, you are welcome to your mother’s heart, welcome to her time, her strength, her health, to her most tender cares, to her life-long prayers! Oh how rich I am, how truly, how wondrously blest!

Elizabeth Prentiss
Stepping Heavenward


  1. How beautiful! I love those eyes. I can almost smell that sweet baby scent from here.

    Lovely words!

  2. Carrie, Absolutely love this post and I thought you wrote it because it shares your heart so well. Yes, my girl, you are blessed and so am I. Prayers for our children never stop, no matter what their age. Hugs to you.

  3. Precious!!! Praying you're doing well and enjoying this wonderful Colorado weather! :) Bless you!!