The Messiness of Mary’s Motherhood



I’m over at Everyday Ediths, writing about the theme this month– Motherhood.

Jesus offers Mary to us, not only as a model and intercessor, but as someone who will hold our face in her hands and wipe our tears when life doesn’t make sense. When we can’t grasp how things can possibly get better. When we can’t imagine how we’ll get through the next day, the next minute, the next second because it hurts so much.

She knows. She’s been there. With a future full of question marks. With a hole in her heart that can’t be fixed with chocolate and a good nap.

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