Motherhood Book Picks
We know that there's nothing better than being able to sample the content of a good book when deciding on if it's the right fit for you or a giftee. Because we want to encourage everyone in their faith walk, we're supplying you with a selection of sample chapters to allow you to start digging in. Enjoy, and be sure to share these with others you may think would appreciate them too!
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Mini Coloring Activity Sheets - Relaxation During Your Busy Moments
- You Teach Me The Way Of Life / Psalm 16:11 - Mini Coloring Activity
- Rejoice Always / 1 Thessalonians - Mini Coloring Activity
- Let Your Gentleness Show / Phillippians - Mini Coloring Activity
- Joy of the Lord / Nehemiah - Mini Coloring Activity
- Wonderfully Made / Psalm 139:14 - Mini Coloring Activity
- Do Not Conform / Romans 12:2 - Mini Coloring Activity
Soulful sustenance for your motherheart. Inspired by her book Motherprayer: Lessons in Loving, Barbara Mahany presents The Blessings of Motherprayer a lovely gift book featuring wisps of inspirational writings to carry you through the day, the hour, and whatever comes your way. The book is a patchwork quilt of… read more
Re-infuse hope and meaning into your everyday life. The lives of moms are all too often consumed with wearisome, empty striving. We work to keep up appearances, meet worldly standards, and find satisfaction in the offerings of this life such as success, admiration, and ease. However, God has set eternity in a… read more
As mothers, prayer is at its glorious best when we soar beyond words; it’s how we breathe; it’s motherlove. Barbara Mahany writes, “Mothering was my crash course in love. Love of the sort I call Divine. Love in the way we yearn to be loved: Without end. Without question. Without giving in to exhaustion. Love… read more
Family life is beautiful and motherhood is a privilege, but it ain’t no picnic! Being a mother isn’t easy. Sometimes it’s hard to experience a personal connection with God and community when you are caught up in the chaos of just “doing family”. Independent and self-sufficient, author Betsy… read more
Nourishment for a mother's soul through 40 days of devotion and... doodling! Wouldn't it be marvelous if mothering came with a concrete set of instructions—an easy recipe we could follow? Instead, motherhood challenges women to find their faith, their true selves, and their family through daily doses of trial and … read more
Train children in the way they should go; when they grow old, they won’t depart from it. ~ Proverbs 22:6 God calls us as parents to be key disciple-makers in our children’s lives, but if we’re honest, some days it’s a battle just to get them dressed and ready for school on time. How can you mold… read more
Because God’s timing is so rarely our own. It’s easy to believe God when a promise is new. It’s hard when the years pass and nothing changes. It’s even harder when desperation strikes, your plans backfire, and still God does not fill the emptiness. But what if, in this waiting, God is calling us to… read more
Other Books You May Enjoy
A great gift book that helps readers build a quick and lasting profile of, and for, Mom. All those years of advice, of her words of wisdom, of loving, of scolding, of laughing... You are you because she is your mom. Celebrate every memory.You've known your mother all your life. Show her you were paying attention with this keepsake book inspiring you to reflect all you've observed back to her, one memory at a time.Thoughtful… read moreClose
A mother's love is our first glimpse of God's love for us. A Mother’s Love is our first glimpse of God’s love for us. It is impossible to overstate the importance of a mother in building a solid home and a strong family. This book is filled with inspiring thoughts and stories about mothers—the love they give, the character and faith they inspire in us, and the invaluable role they play in a nurturing… read moreClose
Give your Christmas a makeover with this practical approach to help your family learn what it means to truly celebrate their Savior. In the bustle of the Christmas season, it can be easy to get swept up in all of the things to do. But it’s important to pause and remember that our priority should be to spend time celebrating Christ’s birth and not forget to invite Jesus to his own party. Christmas is far more than a … read moreClose
Meet God in a quite moment For Mothers, family is everything, because of this they appreciate spending a moment with God. Mom is at the center of the busy-ness of her family. She is the constant holding everything together. Give the mothers in your life the simple gift of focus for her personal time with God with these fifty-eight moving prayers with accompanying Scriptures written now using the Common English Bible… read more
Help children function well in a diverse nation. With a foreword by Tim Wise, Raising White Kids is for families, churches, educators, and communities who want to equip their children to be active and able participants in a society that is becoming one of the most racially diverse in the world while remaining full of racial tensions. For white people who are committed to equity and justice, living in a nation that remains… read moreClose