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”

You Have a Girl (Guest Post by Linda Langlois)

As many of you know I  have featured writers from my local group each week. This weekend  I have the honor and pleasure of sharing a poem from the leader of our group, Linda Langlois. I know you will enjoy this poignant offering…

Mean Moms, Child Idolatry and the Only Way Out

Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me. Alice Walker     “Mom, she doesn’t like me.” she says in a manner beyond her years. I try to brush it off, give her words of encouragement, but know there is probably a grain ofContinue reading “Mean Moms, Child Idolatry and the Only Way Out”

Quietude as Worship (5MFF)

“O LORD, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me.” ~ Psalm 131:1 Here we are, approaching fast the end of another year. The days that spread out from September through December are like scattered stones thrownContinue reading “Quietude as Worship (5MFF)”