Motherhood is the gift of God to women. How grateful we must be to God for this wonderful gift that brings such joy to the whole world, women and men alike!
Yet we can destroy this gift of motherhood, especially by the evil of abortion, but also by thinking that other things like jobs or positions are more important than loving, than giving oneself to others. No job, no plans, no possessions, no idea of "freedom" can take the place of love.
So anything that destroys God's gift of motherhood destroys His most precious gift to women-- the ability to love as a woman."
~ Mother Theresa’s Letter to the Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995 ~