Chapter 22 » 22.52
Parents and children
The gift of children
Our lives have recently been transformed by the birth of a baby daughter. Nothing we read or were told could prepare us for the total revolution in our lives which the arrival of this beautiful spirit into our midst has brought. I feel that I am living on a new plane since the muffled kicks and hiccups of pregnancy were revealed to be a perfect and wonderful human being…
That moment of timelessness and joy was like a glimpse of heaven, seen through the miracle of birth … with the endless possibilities for discovery, growth and love for all three of us.
Peter Wallis, 1987