Motherhood

Motherhood means… laundry

I’m not sure which topic of conversation or question generates more questions than laundry or meals for families. I’m thinking that both are either areas of great frustration or testing or are grounds for great victory or great defeat. As for meal times, women generally ask me questions that...
More Slices of Life

So, I’m sitting here writing a post on Motherhood and a letter pops up in my inbox and I read it and respond… it’s a letter regarding being a keeper at home and the writer asks if its okay or appropriate for a woman to leave her home according...
Potpourri

A slice of this day

I had a message all typed out (and no, I hadn’t saved it) and it got lost in an accidental circuit breaker switch bump. And so it goes… another ooops. I hope to recollect my thoughts on the matter I was writing about bcz it seemed important to me....
Motherhood

Motherhood: Mama’s WMD’s

Only in recent years have WMD’s or the term WMD’s become a commonly known or commonly used term.  I think about the devastation of weapons of mass destruction and as I often do, I think of how ‘weapons of mass destruction’ might correlate to the home or motherhood.  It’s...
The Church Today

The “church” today

You can just pass over this entry if you’re not interested in reading more about the course of “the church” in America/the world today. I received a newsletter from this morning from Sojourners – I read for info. I had just been reading a couple of articles at Slice...
Motherhood

Motherhood… hands and feet of Jesus

It was with shear astonishment that I held my first child – our first child – twenty-eight years ago, and it was with awe and humble amazement that I saw that God had, indeed, given us a precious gift. I saw my Lord and Saviour in a whole new...
Motherhood

Motherhood… don’t miss it for the world.

I want to share today on a particular matter that I find to be discouraging. I know that it is one of the unintended matters or, rather, the message is unintended, but when a mother leaves her home so that she can pursue “meaningful work,” or “have real conversations...
Motherhood Potpourri

Motherhood’s Company Car: it’s a dream car

If the apron is the uniform of motherhood, then the van is motherhood’s company car. Now, when a mother first starts out, she has the starter car… it’s the two door model she attempts to “make do” until she has to move up to the dreaded “mini van.” It...