Sunday, October 26, 2008

Birth Moms

http://www.imeem.com/people/pUuVyyR/music/Blyarwzm/michael_mclean_from_gods_arms_to_my_arms_to_yours/ Two weeks ago I went to LDS Family Services to speak with 2 birth moms. One had already placed and wanted to know that it does get easier with time, and the other is placing but is still with the birth father and wanted to hear about my experience since I married the birth father of the twins. It was a great experience for me and I hope I was able to help these birth moms. I gave them each a copy of the song above and a copy of the poem below. These always helped me during the first few years after placing, when it was the hardest time for me.

You have to click on the name of the song for it to play(From God's Arms, To My Arms, To Yours).






~ Legacy Of An Adopted Child ~
Once there were two women Who never knew each other.One you do not remember,The other you call mother.
Two different lives Shaped to make yours one,One became your guiding star,The other became your sun.
The first gave you life, And the second taught you to live it. The first gave you a need for love, And the second was there to give it.
One gave you a nationality. The other gave you a name. One gave you the seeds of talent, The other gave you aim.
One gave you emotions, The other calmed your fears. One saw your first sweet smile, The other dried your tears.
One gave you up, It was all that she could do. The other prayed for a child, And God led her straight to you.
And now you ask me through your tears, The age old question through the years. Heredity or environment, Which are you a product of? Neither, my Darling, Neither, Just two different kinds of love.

6 comments:

The Strattons said...

This may sound cheesy coming from me, but I wanted you to know I think it's great that you're reaching out to other young mothers. You're a wonderful homemaker & an even better mother. Thank you for your example!! Love ya!!

HoustonMamaJenn said...

That's sooooooooooooooo cool. You are so awesome! Gorgeous, talented, and AWESOME!

Texas Tingey said...

You are awesome!! THose women are lucky you are willing to share your expeience with them to give them strength.

BTW, did you notice my son and yours during the primary program??? THey were all cracking me up!!!!

Lewis Family said...

hmmm... i didn't know that. good idea for service. I love that song and poem, too. Thank you for sharing.

Julie said...

What a gift for you to be able to connect with those moms. Love that poem- pretty much says it all.

Ryan and Tawnee said...

Oh you make me so proud! You have always inspired me, i am really glad you are sharing with others! Love ya blondie!