Self-sacrifice and Motherhood

If you are patient when you suffer for doing what is good, this is a grace before God. For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example that you should follow in his footsteps. (1 Peter 2:20B-25) These lines from this coming Sunday’s second reading jumped outContinue reading “Self-sacrifice and Motherhood”

Entering the Doorway of Parenthood

As the sun was turning the western sky an unspeakably beautiful shade of rose, my husband and I sat in rush hour traffic. We were on the way to the hospital for the birth of our first child, and fortunately for me, I was not yet in active labor, so I had the luxury ofContinue reading “Entering the Doorway of Parenthood”