Mothers’ Day

Today is Mothers’ Day in the UK and I am reflecting on the wonderful privilege of being a mother. Contrary to what our culture tells us, it is one of the highest callings in the world. I am so thankful that God gave me two daughters and I have learned so much through trying to parent them in a way which honours God and helps them grow up to love and honour Him too.

I often remember a teacher at school used to say that it wasn’t fair that the students who came first in an examination also got a prize for it – they had already got their reward through coming first. I must confess that I feel the same way about Mothers’ Day – why should I get presents for it when I have already been giving the amazing privilege of being a mother?

Thank-you, Gemma and Claire-Lise, for making me a mother and teaching me so much in the process!

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