Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Opinion

December 5, 2013

Boys are completely different creatures

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With that said, I thank God every night when I go to bed for giving me the three most wonderful, energetic boys with the best imaginations a mother could ask for; all the while praying for their safety on a daily basis.
It’s a “mother of boys” prayer. It is simple, and short, and God knows exactly what you are asking of him.
“Please watch over my boys, and keep them safe in your arms.”
You know it’s funny - I really don’t know if I would know what to do with a little girl. I think God knows exactly what he is doing. I was in a store with one of my boys, and a lady asked if he was my only child. The store owner (who knows me well), chuckled and said “Nope, that’s one of three boys,” as she nodded in my direction, “and look - she’s still smiling,” she added.
All I could say is “I have a lot of under-eye concealer for all my dark circles.” And it’s the truth.
I don’t sleep much, I don’t get to put my feet up much, and I certainly don’t get to wear an outfit more than once before cleaning it.
But God knew what he was doing when he gave me boys.
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Samantha Stroube-Daviss is a Daily Sun columnist. Her column appears on Thursdays. She may be reached by email at columnwriter98@hotmail.com. Read her blog at www.samantha-daviss.blogspot.com, and follow her on Twitter @SamanthaDaviss1
 
 
 

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