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The Mother Love of God

“I hate my mother,” the woman said angrily, “I wish she were dead.” This is the response I got when I asked someone recently if she would be spending Mother’s Day with her mom. She told me of her mother’s … Continue reading

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Trials As Treasures

Lately this phrase has been going through my mind: See your trials as treasures. Today on Mother’s Day I’ve been looking back on mothering trials. Sicknesses, injuries, others treating my children in cruel ways, unwise choices, date rape, troubles in … Continue reading

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From Feelings of Failure to Enduring Faith

“I feel like a failure as a mom,” I said to LaTricia, a friend who was visiting. In front of her, my two daughters—then ages 7 and 11–rebelliously ignored my instructions. What she said that day also applies to feelings of failure which … Continue reading

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