A Mother’s Psalm

Piles of dirty laundry surround me Heaps of soiled outfits encompass me Musty, damp cloths and sweaty, sandy socks Spaghetti stained dress and hand wash only delicates From which there is no escape God, as I stain-stick, soak, rinse and repeat I know that my striving brings only defeat Clean today, tomorrow back in the … More A Mother’s Psalm

Mother’s Day 2014

Today is Mother’s Day. (At least for Americans and Filipinos.) My thoughts are drawn to my Korean friend. She and her husband have never been able to have children. Most would not consider her a mother. Today, she is flying down to Africa, where she and her husband support a kindergarten full of African children. … More Mother’s Day 2014