Mothers

Thoughts on Mothers and Motherhood

Thoughts on Mothers and Motherhood

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. –William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British Novelist The role of a mother is probably the most important career a woma... Read More »

Never out of Style, From Jesus on Motherhood

Never out of Style, From Jesus on Motherhood

Old-fashioned motherhood never goes out of style because it’s all about love. I made people to need love, and I intended for them to first experience that love through their mothers. Mothers are... Read More »

My Little Girl

My Little Girl

By Beth Jordan:  I don’t know if it is the same for all first-time mothers, but nothing holds my interest like watching my little girl. Her facial expressions, the excitement in her eyes, her cu... Read More »

Jam to Remember

Jam to Remember

By Claire Nichols:  I used to struggle more often than I wanted to admit to really enjoy my children. Sure, many little unexpected happenings turned to happy thoughts later–the sorts of things t... Read More »

Faith, Love, Courage

Faith, Love, Courage

By Dan Johnston The greatest gifts my mother ever gave me were the gifts of courage and faith. Some parents teach their children courage, determination, or any of a number of other virtues by reading ... Read More »

That Wonderful Thing Called Mother

That Wonderful Thing Called Mother

A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. —Tenneva Jordan The best medicine in the world is a mother’s kiss. —A... Read More »

Unconstrained Motherly Love

Unconstrained Motherly Love

By Ana Alcasas It was an unseasonably hot, humid June day on the East Coast of the United States. Summer had enfolded us in her sticky arms, and the kids at Calvert Country School had decided that the... Read More »

Children Are Forever

Children Are Forever

Bearing babies and raising children is the greatest experience in this natural life. Children are eternal gifts–not just for a time, but for eternity. Babies are so close to God–straight f... Read More »

Friendship, marriage, children, travels, lessons, love and happiness!

Friendship, marriage, children, travels, lessons, love and happiness!

By Katie Roselle Dan and I have been married for over 30 years. We met when I was 18 and Dan 19, and we’d both just begun what would become lifetime careers as Christian volunteers with The Fami... Read More »