Motherhood is Not Only Biological4:32 AM
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Motherhood is said to complete the essence of a woman. Does this mean to say that women who are unable to bear biological children are less of a woman or for that matter less of a mother? I don't think so.
Women who are blessed like me to have children of our own can easily be "unmother-like" if we are not careful enough of how we interact with them in the same way that women who have not had children can be the most "mother-like" beings in this world to children they choose to take care of. The inability to bear children either by choice for remaining single or by fate due to some medical condition should not limit the capacity of women for motherhood.
I believe women in this situation are being called to answer the call of motherhood in a different way. It takes tremendous love and sense of giving to be able to truly nurture our own children but it takes much more to be able to love a child who is not our own in the biological sense. This is probably why adoption and other ways of taking care of another's child is such a noble thing to do.
Not every woman will be a biological mother but this should not prevent any woman from giving in to her natural instinct of nurturing and caring for a child. Many mothers take their children fof granted while many who have not been blessed with a child are moving heaven and earth to have one. The important thing to consider is that every woman has the power to make a positive change in a child's life, whether as a biolgical mother or as an adoptive mother.
That said, it makes much sense for women who are physically, emotionally, psychologically, and materially capable to decide to take care of one child and help make his or her life better.