This is that wonderful time of year when we observe the birth of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. He was the ultimate gift of love: “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son … (John 3:16 NIV).” Here’s a story to illustrate that love, the love we celebrate
“Like mother, like child” is no mere platitude. Both men and women have public and domestic roles, commitments to the community and to the family. But these roles are not synonymous. Part of the transcendent nature of the feminine is to nurture. The woman is the nurturer of the home
Elizabeth Joice was a 36-year-old mother faced with a dreadful choice: She could save her own life at the expense her unborn baby, or save her baby’s life at the cost of her own. In June 2013 Elizabeth and her husband, Max, found out Elizabeth was pregnant. They were overjoyed.
We’ve written before about the power of a mother, not only in the life of a child but in the development of a society. In her powerful essay, The Christian View of the Child, mother and lifelong educator, Dr. Elizabeth Youmans writes: A culture can be judged by the way it
A mother is the first teacher of every exemplar and every scoundrel. Too often we leave our children’s education to television, video games, the state, or their peers. Too many parents have abdicated their responsibility, largely because they no longer have a God-ordained vision for the family and for education.
The womb is the first classroom of the child. “Those lullabies you’re singing to your growing tummy? Your child just may recognize the tune after birth,” so writes Cortney O’Brien in her September 2, 2013 published article Amazing: New Study Shows Babies Can Remember Words from the Womb. The bond