A Mother’s Journey

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  For those who are fortunate enough to still be blessed by having your mother with you, this is beautiful… For those who aren’t…it is even more beautiful.     The young mother set her foot on the path of life. “Is this the long way?” asked the young mother as she set her foot […]

The Single Muslim Mother’s Game Plan

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Being a first time mother is no joke. So being a first time Single Mother is no laughing matter at all. And being a Single Muslim Mother is way beyond perceivable ( to some). Take it from me: At 23 the world came crushing down on me when my baby was three weeks old and […]

Amazing Mothers: Maryam’s birth story

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  Maryam couldn’t remember how long she had felt the pains. All she knew was that they were coming more frequently, growing in intensity and there was no one around to help her. In a moment’s respite, she squatted and leaned her forehead against a boulder. Firm and cool, the rock allowed her to rest […]

Amazing Mothers: Hagar’s rite

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The only sounds breaking the silence were of their feet grinding against the rough sand, an occasional gurgle from the baby at her breast, and the faint tinkling of her leisso. As her husband led them deep into the Paran wilderness, she removed her girdle — a colourful, woven cloth secured tightly to support her […]

Amazing Mothers: ‘My Amazing Mom’

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Today is a special day. It recognizes the special woman in our life who has been there to love us with all she has and hold our hand through all of our messes. Today I want to recognize my mother, Sandra Swartzendruber. My mother is an amazing woman, someone I look up to very much. […]

Amazing Mothers: A Mother’s Sacrifice during the China Earthquake

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    A true Story of Mother’s Love! This is a true story of Mother’s Sacrifice during the China Earthquake. After the Earthquake had subsided, when the rescuers reached the ruins of a young woman’s house, they saw her dead body through the cracks. But her pose was somehow strange that she knelt on her knees […]

Amazing Mothers: Never Lost, Never Forgotten

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One can’t “escape” to Facebook  tonight for down time…. the horrific images and news feed coming in about Gaza and Syria is overwhelming. I can only think of the parents who have to mourn together the loss of their child or even children. My heart breaks when I see these images and read the stories… Our children […]

Amazing Mothers: Stories of love, awe and inspiration

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  My mum is the greatest mum in the world because she has managed to put up with me for fifteen years. I know how difficult I am to live with and if I was her I wouldn’t cope. So much has happened to my mum, my dad used to have affairs while she was […]