Motherhood is not an on & off switch. It is a lifetime commitment of unconditional love for our children.
“When ours are interrupted, his are not. His plans are proceeding exactly as scheduled, moving us always (including those minutes or hours or years which seem most useless or wasted or unendurable).” Elizabeth Elliot
And being in agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became like great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 2 And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
The Triumphal Entry 12 The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. 13 So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!” 14 And…… Continue reading Brewed Thoughts – John 12:12-19
Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! “For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?” “Or who has given a gift to him that he might be repaid?” For from him and through…… Continue reading Brewed Thoughts – Romans 11:33-36
I never had a mother. I suppose a mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. Emily Dickinson