“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
Tag: Mother’s Day
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