In High school, I wanted nothing more than to be a writer and/or photographer. I didn’t have plans to get married or have children seeing as my parents got divorced before I started my senior year of high school. I was afraid my husband would leave me and I never wanted my children to deal with the hurt my brothers and I dealt with. I also didn’t want to live anywhere near my high school. I wanted to travel. Joining the military hadn’t crossed my mind seeing as how I had no real guidance as far as my future was concerned. I had no idea that in my Senior year I would realize I had no future. I want to make sure to say that I blame no one person and except that my life had to go the way it did in order for me to get where I am. I also want to say that I think about my children’s future often and plan to help them achieve what they hope for their future. Whether I get a priest or priests, nun or nuns, or just great Catholic Moms and Dads I will be proud of them.
Alright so back to the point of this post. It wasn’t that long ago I was lost as to where my life was going and if I could be happy. I am not one of those people that excepts things easily so this was a really tough time for me. How I had even found such a wonderful, understanding, forgiving man still to this day amazes me. I will never believe I truly deserve him. I am so thankful that I have him and that he came into my life when he did. I have 6 kids. 6. Some days it’s still hard for me to comprehend. How did I make it from 1 to 6. Some days I wonder if it’s too many. My mind is quickly changed when I see Baby Kermit scrunch up his nose and smile, Anytime the kids tell me I’m the best mom or they love me or a much needed cuddling from my sweet buddy Pooh. God knew exactly what I had been praying for and needed in my life. He knew I needed a man to love me just the way I am and lots of people to love. So I except this part of my life because God thinks I deserve them so I must.