Loving The Little Years Motherhood In The Trenches

Author: Rachel Jankovic
Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service
ISBN: 1591280818
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"I didn't write this book because mothering little ones is easy for me. I wrote it because it isn't. I know that this is a hard job, because I am right here in the middle of it. I know you need encouragement because I do too." In this book, Rachel Jankovic, mother of seven, offers practical advice on how to persevere in the high but demanding call of motherhood. This is not a tender reminiscence from someone who had children so long ago that she only remembers the sweet parts. This is a small collection of thoughts on mothering young children for when you are motivated, for when you are discouraged, for the times when discipline seems fruitless, and for when you are just plain old tired. The opportunities for growth abound here but you have to be willing. You have to open your heart to the tumble. As you deal with your children, deal with yourself always and first. This is what it looks like, and feels like, to walk as a mother with God.

Adoption In Galatians And Romans

Author: Erin M. Heim
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004339876
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In a new study on the Pauline adoption metaphors, Erin Heim applies a wide array of contemporary theories of metaphor in a fresh exegesis of the four instances of adoption (huiothesia) metaphors in Galatians and Romans.

Mothers At The Margins

Author: Jenny Jones
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443879169
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In the last two decades, maternal scholarship has grown exponentially. Despite this, however, there are still numerous areas which remain under-researched, one of which is the experiences of marginalised mothers. Far from being a sentimental, feel-good account of mothering, this collection speaks with the voices of mothers through the application of a matricentric lens. In particular, it speaks with the voices of those mothers who feel alienated or stigmatised; mothers who have been rendered ...

The Set Apart Woman

Author: Leslie Ludy
Publisher: NavPress
ISBN: 1612918263
Size: 47.83 MB
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In The Set-Apart Woman, women of all ages will be encouraged to stay grounded in Jesus amid the many distractions and temptations of their daily lives. Biblical truths will help readers understand what it means to live the consecrated life, set apart for God’s purposes. Readers will apply these truths to practical areas of struggle that women face on a daily basis, such as sinful attitudes and patterns and other hindrances to our souls.

Always There

Author: Susan Besze Wallace
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 0800721160
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A devotional for moms by moms, using real life mothering stories and Scripture to illustrate God's abiding presence in their lives.

Up All Night

Author: Gregory Orfalea
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 9780809142354
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Over a period of several years, parents at Blessed Sacrament parish in Washington, D.C., were invited to speak at Sunday liturgy on Mother's and Father's Day. This book culls the very best of these presentations into a memorable volume filled with the practical wisdom of parents "in the trenches."

For Love And Courage

Author: E. W. Hermon
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409050246
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Lt Colonel E.W. Hermon died in a hail of bullets on the 9th April 1917, the first day of the Battle of Arras, leading his men of the 24th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers into the attack. Like hundreds of thousands of others in the Great War, he gave his life for his King and country. He was shot through the heart, one bullet slicing through the papers in his top pocket, including the four-leaf clover his wife had given him for good luck. His final words to his Adjutant were 'Go on!' before he sank to his knees and died almost instantaneously. He was carried from the battlefield by his faithful soldier servant, Buxton, and now lies buried in the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery at Roclincourt, three miles from Arras. This could have been the end of the story but he left a testament of his life and ideals in a unique and hitherto unknown and unpublished collection of long and detailed letters he wrote to his darling wife and his children, 'the Chugs'. Now, nearly a century after his death, he speaks to us of a past, less cynical life, where selflessness, honour, duty and courage were admired above all else. His own courage was officially recognised as he was mentioned in despatches three times and posthumously awarded the D.S.O. The letters have been transcribed and edited by Hermon's granddaughter Anne Nason with the guidance and historical advice of James Holland, the distinguished historian and writer. Peter Caddick-Adams, who works alongside Richard Holmes at Cranfield University, believes the letters to be unique in their candour and context since Hermon was Battalion Commander and thus his letters were not censored.

Big Lessons For Little People

Author: Lois Nachamie
Publisher: Dell Books
ISBN: 9780440507406
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Discusses such topics as discipline, materialism and greed, sex and gender, learning, family, sleep, manners, TV, and illness

Real Poems For Real Moms

Author: Rachel S Donahue
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ISBN: 9780578441986
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These aren't sappy lines from a Mother's Day card--they're honest poems written by a mom in the thick of motherhood. Whether it's a diaper haiku or a boy sonnet, an ode to a thermos or a rhyme about the kids fighting (again), there's a bit of encouragement here for every mom: you are not alone.