The Resilient Mother
How We Bend Without Breaking
Feb 7, 2023
How can mothers bend but not break under the load of caring for children? In part, by mothering in the strength of big-God theology and burden-bearing friends.
Before You Begin to Mother
Three Lessons for Young Moms
Oct 5, 2022
The pressures of motherhood are many and varied. To love our families well over the long haul, we need to hear from those who have mothered before us.
Mother Yourself Out of a Job
Nurturing Children Toward Independence
Apr 7, 2022
For years, our children need us, depend on us, can’t live without us. And then, one day, they launch out on their own. How can mothers learn to love and respect our increasingly independent children?
The Hidden Ministry of Homemaking
What I Learned from Elisabeth Elliot
Mar 13, 2021
Housekeeping may feel small and mundane compared to the great work of the kingdom. But when done through Christ, it becomes part of his Great Work.
Grow, Learn, and Let Go
How Parenting Exposes Our Need for Faith
Jul 27, 2019
Parents will often be tempted to take their kids somewhere other than Jesus for help. But only he can help them. Only he can save them now and forever.
Three Ways to Pray for Adult Children
Jun 4, 2019
Our adult children need prayers for more than a strong marriage, a secure job, and healthy kids. They need prayers that reach down into their hearts.
God Can Meet Us in the Ashes
Mar 5, 2019
Parents, with a few minutes of planning and your Bible open, God can meet you and your children in the ashes of Ash Wednesday.
The Most Difficult Time of the Year
How to Love Grieving Parents at Christmas
Dec 6, 2018
When your friend loses a child, and you don’t know what to say, don’t let anxiety keep you away. Draw near. Listen well. Trust God to give you words.
Marks of a Spirit-Filled Mother-in-Law
Nov 1, 2018
The best mothers-in-law will be quick to learn from their new son or daughter, slow to give unsolicited advice, and slow to take offense.
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