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I’m a Mother Because of Him

I erased my last post.

That’s not something I do very often. I was feeling like I couldn’t say what I wanted to so I had posted something else.
But the truth is, I’ve been very quietly filled with such gratitude today for this guy. I love moms and women and all that today is for, but I feel so completely in awe that Cade was placed in my life.

A Mother Because of Him

I would never have been a mother without marrying Cade. No, not because 1+1=2, but because of who he is that enabled me to survive.

I’m a mother because this man was willing to do every load of laundry, clean the bathrooms, especially the toilets sometimes multiple times a day to try to ease my suffering. He sat by the door while I heaved nothing from a 70lb body, carried me when my muscle atrophied and walking was not an option. Took me to and from the hospital, sat by my bedside while we made plans for IV therapy and then feeding tubes. Prayed with me and over me each week as we worried over concerns with each baby, and never once missed a beat. Never once complained. Never once lost hope.

It sounded awful to be unemployed while pregnant the second time but if he hadn’t been then who would have cared for me? It sounded horrible to step into a third pregnancy knowing the risks but his faith exploded and he stood with me.

Today I’m a mother because he chose to be my husband, in every way.

Mother’s Day cannot be without the men that are. He truly has fulfilled promises made long ago and continues to do so each day.

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About the authors

carrian feik cheney oh sweet basil

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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  • What a kind and generous post, Carrian. It is incredibly refreshing to read a loving and gracious marriage entry and see people caring for and lifting one another. Thank you!

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    • Thank you so much Kellie! We need more positivity these days!

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  • Thanks again for baring your soul and saying what’s truly on your mind. You are both very fortunate to both be Christians. My husband is not a Christian yet. Even so, I am so Vert dependent on my Father to help me be the wife I need to be and because of my trust in God to take care of me, God makes my husband a wonderful companion, a work in progress, as am I, and he has changed so much over the years.
    God will always give us exactly what we need and more, when we trust him completely. I’m so happy you have such a wonderful relationship with your husband! And thanks again for being brave enough to share

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    • Thank you so much for the support Marianne and for your perspective! I can feel the strength of your faith through your words. I couldn’t agree more that God will always give us what we need. Be strong! Xoxo.

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