A Prayer for Moms

My husband wrote this prayer years ago. Though it was first shared on a Mother's Day, it's a prayer for any day... O Heavenly Father, We praise and thank You this day for Your gift of mothers in this world. For the profound love You pour into their hearts and the many sacrifices they make…

To Know You Are Loved Deeply

Happy Mother's Day to all of you who are moms! I hope you experience a giant glimpse of how cherished you are by those you love! Whether you're a mom or not, it's a blessing to have days when we taste the beautiful love that God has for us. God knows how you and I…

A Mother’s Perspective and Prayer for May

Happy (belated) Mother's Day! Don't you like the way that Mother's Day is in May? I like to think it gives us a second wind to finish this month strong. (just kidding) When our children lived at home, I loved the month of May and I braced myself for May. I loved that the school…

The Importance of You

When we become a mother, we know it's a big moment. We're clueless as to how big. GOD PLACES ANOTHER LIFE IN OUR CARE. If you're like me, you knew very little about being a mom when you became one. I didn't even know how to change a diaper. At every age of raising children,…

Being Mom

I've been musing over some of the daily occurrences or "events" of being a mom.  They're non-"events" to the general public, but they fill our thoughts, our minutes and hours.Things like ...Listening - to excitement, whining, laughter, fighting, imagination being played out, heartache, excuses, and musical instrument practice!Figuring out - what a particular cry means, what…

Being a Mom

 Being a mom is not about glamour.  It's not about attention being given to us.  It's not about outward recognition. Being a mom is about humility:  We will not have all the answers; we will always be on a learning curve; and we will make mistakes.Being a mom is about selflessness:  We will put our…