When You Have No Mother on Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day approaches this year, I am finding I’m not ready to celebrate. As we approach the six month mark of my mom’s passing, I find myself feeling a plethora of unanticipated emotions. The fact is I am just not ready to have a Happy Mother’s Day.

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”

Nike (A Special Guest Post by Marjorie Vorhaben)

Today I have a special treat for you all. As many of you know I participate in a local writer’s group here in RI. As a Mother’s Day treat, I get to share one of my very favorite pieces written by fellow writer Marge Vorhaben. I have had the privelage of hearing and reading a numberContinue reading “Nike (A Special Guest Post by Marjorie Vorhaben)”

When Motherhood is Not Magical

Let your face shine on your servant; save me in your unfailing love. Psalm 31:16 She ran away at 15. Quit school by 16. Had her first abortion by 17. It took all of her energy to come home at 25 and mend the relationship with her mother that she never had. But she knewContinue reading “When Motherhood is Not Magical”