Category Archives: Motherhood

THE HARDEST THING ABOUT BEING A MOTHER

One of the hardest things for me as a mother is the fact that I sometimes struggle to not allow my children’s attitudes to rob me of my own joy of living. Their times of moodiness, their fighting, their lack of showing … Continue reading

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I LIVE IN A WORLD THAT TRIES TO SELL ME UMBRELLAS

How I feel about turning 18 A poem by Amy Curry There are many reasons I don’t want to turn 18. One, turning 18 means becoming an adult and I don’t like the way adults seem to look without seeing, … Continue reading

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LOVE IN A STYROFOAM CUP

Today in South Africa we are celebrating Mother’s Day.  I never wanted to be a mother. And yet, here I am, the mother of three unique, amazing human beings, celebrating Mother’s Day today. The past nineteen years and eight months … Continue reading

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FOR ALL MOMS – BRILLIANT

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DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER (A SECOND REMINDER!)

Yesterday I was walking down the street and I passed a couple who had various body piercings and tattoos. My first reaction was to scowl at them, because to me, it just does not look right and I feel that … Continue reading

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MOTHERHOOD AND PRAYER

One of our main ministries as mothers is to pray for our children continuously.  I think it was Billy Graham’s wife, Ruth, who, when asked how she had managed to raise five children with her husband being away so often … Continue reading

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THE HARDEST THING ABOUT BEING A MOTHER

One of the hardest things for me as a mother is the fact that I sometimes struggle to not allow my children’s attitudes to rob me of my own joy of living. Their times of moodiness, their fighting, their lack of showing … Continue reading

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