We would never want to bring up a child and expose them to our imperfections or the rest of our inadequate family. After all, what would happen if someone saw our real lives posted on Instagram?
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No matter what season your mothering is in, whether it's the diaper-changing years, the education years or the letting-go years, once you are a mother, you carry that ministry in your heart throughout your lifetime.
No matter what you are facing, you can learn a lesson from this first-century mother.
No one wants to speak foolish words. These tips will help.
Control is one of Jezebel's character traits, and manipulation is another. Do we want to be like her?
She wasn't the only one. You might need the tears for this story.
As Mother danced past me, she said, "Dougie, what's the matter with you? Come on! Let's praise the Lord!"
Have you or someone you know tasted that bitterness of rejection?
If your relationship has been frayed, even for years, here are some things you can do to restore it.
There is an evil force that works against us and tries to prevent us from entering into the promises of God. But God's people need to be equally forceful in this battle.
Perhaps the church would be better off if we called a moratorium on our inner debating, if only for a short while, to truly empathize with the grieving, hurting, doubting and searching that our Christian neighbors across the theological aisle are facing right now.
Just as we can become hoarders of all sorts of stuff, many times, we can become spiritual and emotional hoarders.
A clean-up job was begging. But instead, I covered it with the busyness of life, hoping no one would notice the blemishes that stained inside.
Celebrating Mother's Day brings pleasant memories for moms along with some persistent questions, like the appropriateness of spanking in our hyper-politically correct culture.
"Sobbing over @rachelheldevans' death. My heart is broken for Dan and the children and for all of you who loved her so so much. I will spend the time I've been daily praying for her praying for all of you," Beth Moore tweeted.
How will you bless a widow today?
Would you give your injured heart to Jesus today?
"You're crying because guys with no teeth never did send you an email."
When we value what He values, the world comes alive, and we see things that were once hidden.
Why does God sometimes delay the answer we are seeking, even if we know it's something that's in His will and is good for both us and the kingdom?