Mother’s Day Poem

Holidays, Pastor, Worship
On Mother's Day we read a poem written by Amy who blogs at The Messy Middle, with a few small edits (incorporated below). You can find the full page here. Beyond the surface of mothering Forgive us when we assume that what we see on the surface is all there is to your story. We know in our midst there are women and mothers who: Like Eve, have children with serious rivalry. Like Hagar, have been discarded for a new family and are mothering alone. Like Naomi, have tasted the bitterness of a child’s death. Like the mother of Leah and Rachel, know what it’s like to have one child favored over another by society. Like Hannah, have been separated from a child at a young age. Like Mary, have…
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