1 : a gift by will especially of money or other personal property : bequest She left us a legacy of a million dollars.
2 : something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past the legacy of the ancient philosophers The war left a legacy of pain and suffering.
Who we are as people and as mothers helps to form the foundation that our children build upon. Every decision we make from the moment our feet hit the floor to the time we lay our heads to sleep, sets a standard for our children. They see what we want them to and the things we try to hide. Children notice what is done and also what is not, the present and the non-present, the apparent and the transparent. These little pebbles are the materials used to build the road to their future and glimmers our legacy for generations to come.
Happy Mother's Day to all women who are braving the journey that is motherhood with perfect imperfection and hopes that we are setting an example that will hold tried and true generation after generation. What will your legacy be and what will it leave?
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I am a 34 year old wife and mother of three children. I love all things creative and writing thought provoking posts. I began documenting #MyEarlyMorningThoughts about a year ago and have since received many requests to begin blogging and to continue posting about everyday growth, maturity, and christian concepts.