Calvary Love, Motherhood and Patience

“If I have not the patience of my Saviour  with the souls who grow slowly;  if I know little of travail (a sharp and painful thing)  till Christ be fully formed in them,  then I know nothing of Calvary love.”   ~ Amy Carmichael Today, I am sharing from the MOM  Archives…a story  from when thingsContinue reading “Calvary Love, Motherhood and Patience”

Judging Motherhood: Gavel or Grace

But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” ~James 4:6     Whether you are a mother or not, I offer you some thoughts to ponder this Mother’s Day with this post I wrote awhile back about that most tender and tumultuous ofContinue reading “Judging Motherhood: Gavel or Grace”

Daughter Fall (A Poem about Letting Go)

Poetry can be a snapshot of the day, a moment, a memory, a season. It so often captures what I find hard to articulate in essay form, and like paintings leaves room for varied conclusion. I have written this poetic response for my blogging sister and friend Karen, for her Tuesday at Ten prompt. ItContinue reading “Daughter Fall (A Poem about Letting Go)”