I cried a lot as a young child
My family reminded me of that fact a few weeks ago when we were all together watching old home videos from the 70's. I often wonder if the reason I entered into early childhood education is because of the fact that I cried a lot as a young child.
And then... the night that my daughter was born she came into the world screaming her lungs out
She cried a lot, like her mother...
But just a few nights ago I overheard her praying
"Lord if I don't get this, I know it's because you
have something else for me."
And in that moment
she went from whiner to winner
(as I stood in the hallway just outside of her room and cried)
But now the tears that fall are those of
for God's grace
because I realize that with Him
I've finally learned to cross the path
from whiner to winner!
(And yes, He answered her prayer... she made the team!)