The Beauty of Motherhood: A Tribute to My Mom

The older I become, the more keenly aware I am of just how much I resemble my mother. I will admit that I have not always understood her or her motivations and often failed to see her own humanity. Some of my teen attitudes and actions toward her make me cringe in regret now. Becoming a mother has a way of setting the record straight and finding new respect for your own mother. The magnitude of the job is hard to imagine until you live through the struggles and joys of the task. And, the realization of how you can change the world through God-centered motherhood is overwhelming when taken on in our own strength. (more…)