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How does one go about speaking of the future? Certainly when I was younger, I didn't give much thought to the future other than what exciting and important job I might have. I was never one of those girls that dreamt of having loads and loads of kids. Not that I didn't like kids, I just wasn't wired that way. I thought I wanted to be a high-powered exec in New York City. Sure, I felt that marriage was in my future, just never gave the childbearing issue much thought.

The future. Now, I have three kids but many more pregnancies than the three kids I have. Our family don't even know about some..spared them that pain. Never even imagined those heartaches would be in my future. I was a divorced single Mommy when I met Gordon. Truly never even thought I would be married to more than one person, it just wasn't what I believed in. I guess at a hometown level, I was a "high-powered exec" having been an Assistant Vice President and Director of Marketing for a local bank. But, I find much more content sitting at my computer desk or standing at my crafty tool chest in Zach's old bedroom creating and packing up orders. And I found that my future self really did want children and I am happy for that.

We don't know what God's plans are for our future, but He finds a way to help us overcome the heartaches and revel in the joys. I look forward to my unknown future and all the adventures it holds.

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  1. What a beautiful post, Monika <3

  2. I think you are exactly where God wants you to be -- and I'm so blessed that I'm in that picture, just a little!! Hugs to you, my sweet friend!

  3. You are a great mom, wife and friend. Such a beautiful post.


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