I can’t believe I am the father of a four year old. Today’s is my oldest son’s birthday. It’s hard to believe that 4 years ago my wife and I were in the hospital with our newborn son. We were newlyweds (9 months under our belt) and I was still finishing up college (on spring break of my senior year to be exact). We knew that children are a blessing from the Lord and have accepted that from day one. However, I’m sure to some extent we tempered what we expected that would look like!
Parenting has not always been easy and I’m sure my wife and I have made our share of “rookie” mistakes. But, tonight, my heart is very proud. My son is an incredible blessing to our family. He is obedient, fun-loving, one-of-a kind kid. I am proud to call him my son.
“Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one’s youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; they will not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.” ~ Psalm 127:3-5