The Hard Work of Motherhood: May 10 Newsletter

Newsletter / Produced by The High Calling
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Blogger Lisa-Jo Baker writes, “They tell you that motherhood is a high and noble calling. But they don't tell you you'll clean up diarrhea at 2 in the morning.. . They tell you that we should love this time. That the days are long but the years are short. That you should savor every second. But they don't tell you that your children will hold a Mack Truck-sized mirror up to your life until you see every detail of your own flaws and failures and temper with horrifying clarity.”

This week’s articles are for you, moms, when you’re looking into that Mack Truck mirror. Read on.

Of Leadership and Motherhood

From The High Calling

Good mothers and good leaders usually live way over their heads in conditions that require more prayer than theory, more clinging to faith than controlling destiny. Yes, there are mothers and good leaders who pull it all off without God, but I can't imagine how. Read more

Your Work Matters: Motherhood and Dreams

From The High Calling

I see the imprint of feet next to me and feel assured by women walking the same road. Their strength buoys my efforts. They may not offer to do my laundry, but they always, always breathe grace. Read more

Honor Your Father and Mother

From the Theology of Work Project

In our workplaces, we can remember that employees, customers, co-workers, bosses, suppliers, and others also have families, and then adjust our expectations to support them in honoring their families. Read more