A spiritual foundation for motherhood

I’ve found that being a parent is an incredible spiritual journey. From cherishing the new member of the family before the arrival, to holding the baby for the first time, to watching the infant’s individuality shine as he grows—the sense of expectancy and joy is nearly indescribable.

As my husband and I prepared to welcome our son, I often found myself considering the question: “What kind of mother do I hope to be?” For many expectant parents, the answer to this question lies in considering parenting books, blogs, or even the advice of friends and family members. To some extent, I was (and am) no different.

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