Sunday, January 18, 2009

Children's Children are the crown of the aged....

On Thursday I had the wonderful privilege of helping my daughter-in-love as she delivered her first child, our first grandson. It was love at first sight, and one of the most moving moments of my life. As I reflected later on Samuel James' birth, my mind inevitably traveled to Bethlehem. I felt such gratitude for God who, in order to communicate with and redeem humankind, voluntarily took on human flesh. He intentionally chose to make Himself vulnerable, and to go through the wholly undignified birth process to demonstrate His love. And that was only the beginning....

Susan Price

6 comments:

Paul Corrigan said...

Thank you for sharing this with us. We are happy for you!

RC said...

Susan, thank for this lovely, meaningful reflection. And congratulations on your first grandson! To me this is another example of God's presence and truth woven into the events of ordinary life.
--RC

John Orzechowski said...

Congratulations! Thanks for your reflection on this beautiful moment.

Matt Addis said...

Congratulations Susan!
We are so happy for you, and I love being reminded of new life, new love and new relationships.
Jen and Matt

living stones said...

Susan, Congratulations on the birth of your first grandchild! I think babies are God's gift to us. They help us know about love because they require such tender care, like the love and care God gives us. I'm grateful to be reminded of my connection to God's love. What a treasure!
Blessings, Anna

Daniel said...

Thanks for sharing! May God continue to bless you!

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