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For in giving themselves to others each day women fulfil their deepest vocation. Perhaps more than men, women acknowledge the person, because they see persons with their hearts. They see them independently of various ideological or political systems. They see others in their greatness and limitations; they try to go out to them and help… Continue reading Mothers Learning to Pause for Prayer
As I sit down after a long day… tiredness prevails and my mind wanders… “Father Francis?” … I say as I sip my cup of tea, “being a mother can be very challenging at times. The things to do around the house are endless, the work is repetitive. With six children, life is so full,… Continue reading A Conversation of a Mother with a Saint
It was hot, and the kids were tired. Their mother was, too, but she urged her brood forward onto the waiting train. She spotted four seats at the back of the car – empty and mostly secluded. A middle-aged woman sat two rows ahead, flipping through a magazine. The little one was at an awkward… Continue reading Lies Mothers Believe, and the Saints Who Show Us the Truth
Motherhood. It’s a journey filled with peaks and valleys. In today’s society, it’s also too often filled with doubts, fears, worries, and anxieties. Many of us worry for our children’s futures, whether or not our children are being given every opportunity to succeed, and we feel the pressure of comparisons between ourselves and other mothers.… Continue reading Motherhood Meets Holiness in Our Daily Lives: Roundup of Everyday Ediths CWBN Blog Hop Responses
The Reluctant Mother I’m pregnant? I’m sorry, what did you say? A human being is coming out of me? In How many days? Oh Sweet Jesus, How can this be? I’ve got so many plans I’m not ready for a family. A child is coming, from my womb? If this is such a joyous occasion, why… Continue reading ~Many Faces of Motherhood~ A Collection~