What the church can learn from mothers has relevance to the themes of this blog, I would say. It takes immense courage to embark upon the responsibility of being a mother. And the unity of the mother and child is an image that has been used in Christian tradition to capture the connection between the faith community and believers.
“Sometimes courage takes a majority of one,” says Lynn Johnson, a member of The Community House Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, PA. I was recently inspired by her story.