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Blessing for a Mother-to-be

This was sent to me by a cousin when she found out I was pregnant. I think it is very sweet and wanted to share it.

Blessing for a Mother-to-be
John O’Donohue

Nothing could have prepared your heart to open like this.
From beyond the skies and the stars this echo arrived inside you and started to pulse with life, each beat a tiny act of growth, traversing all our ancient shapes on its way home to itself.

Once it began, you were no longer your own. A new, more courageous you, offering itself in a new way to a presence you can sense but you have not seen or known.

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