Just a couple more hours today and I could have accomplished all that I had hoped I would... too bad for me. But you know what? I think I did all the things that really matter. I told the people I love that I love them. I kissed my daughter's boo-boo. I hugged my son when he stumbled into the kitchen with blurry eyes this morning. I helped a teenage girl finish her homework. I sent care packages to our family who live far away. I gave an elderly woman the change she was missing for her purchase at the department store. I volunteered at my daughter's elementary school. I studied the Bible with a group of amazing Christian women. It was a good Thursday even if it didn't have twenty-six hours.
Moms, take heart and be encouraged. Even if the ONLY thing you did today was hold your newborn baby. Even if you feel like the only thing you did was change diapers and wipe spit-up off your shoulder. Even if you spent all day nursing a sick husband. You did exactly what you were supposed to today. It is the people we love and the kindness and love that we share that matter. Never forget that! Being a wife and mom is the best and most important job in the world.