Two women held hands in a hosptial room tonight as a precious baby came into the world. One was filled with joy to see the child for whom she had prayed for so many years. The other was touched by sadness at the prospect of letting go.
Two women held hands in a hosptial room tonight, each giving that child everything she had. For one woman it was the comitment of her lifetime. For the other, it was the amazing sacrifice of herself.
Two women held hands in a hospital room tonight. The first will walk out to cheers and congratulations. The second may face pity — but she is not a victim. She may face anger — but she is not a villain.
Two women held hands in a hospital room tonight. Formerly strangers, they are now forever connected by their love for this precious child.
Two women held hands in the hospital room tonight — each of them heros in the story of this miracle child’s life — each of them always and forever — Mothers.