Mothers

This list includes every page tagged with "Mothers."

  • By Mandie McGlynn
    From Braver/Wiser
    Tell me the story of my birth, and help me understand how you were changed the day I entered the world. Help me know love, deep in my bones.
  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    From Braver/Wiser
    My heart broke the day my son stood in the bathroom crying. He handed me a pair of scissors and told me to just cut it. I told him how beautiful his hair was and how sad I would be to see him cut it.
  • By Elea Kemler
    From Braver/Wiser
    I wanted so much to believe that God was watching over this boy, that God was tender and protective and fiercely on the side of life and that this boy would not slip away.
  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    From Braver/Wiser
    I spent time feeling embarrassed—that somehow I had failed—because I had filed for divorce. It’s been over nine years now, and I wake up every single day happy with my decision.
  • By Cheryl Strayed
    From WorshipWeb
    "When it comes to our children, we do not have the luxury of despair. If we rise, they will rise with us every time, no matter how many...
  • By Gwen Matthews
    From WorshipWeb
    Once upon a time, a baby was born. Even before that baby was born, there were people waiting and wishing and hoping for that baby. The...
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    From WorshipWeb
    Remembering to breathe and to breathe deeply and then once more, to take the breath in and let the breath out, we pause, poised as we are,...
  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    From Braver/Wiser
    My oldest child was confused: why would no one stop and help us? Even though people weren’t stopping to help us, my son said, he wanted to be more like me and stop to help someone anyway.
  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    From Braver/Wiser
    My three-year-old is almost completely nonverbal. Every day when she gets off the bus, I ask her the same question: I ask her how her day...
  • By Elea Kemler
    From Braver/Wiser
    My son, Caleb, and I went to Starbucks on a recent Saturday morning. We often do this as a prelude to the weekly grocery shopping. It...