A ‘comeback’ mother

The Editor’s Desk by Shawn McMullen Matthew identifies her as “the mother of Zebedee’s sons.” Mark calls her by her given name, Salome. Who was this relatively obscure New Testament mother and what can we learn from her life? She made an early mistake. Matthew describes the event: “Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came […]


The Other Mother

by Cleo A. Lampos Late into the night, Marjorie Nagel writes in a journal where she lists feeding and sleeping schedules, as well as cuddle times. She has done this for each of the 82 babies she has fostered. A diary of the daily love and care they received intermingles with the frequent photos Marjorie […]


Worthy of Respect

by H. Lynn Gardner A young man considered every girl he dated a beautiful rose. Not wanting to damage her in any way, he wanted to leave each girl as beautiful as she was when he met her. Unfortunately not all men respect women this way. God found the universe incomplete after making animals and […]


Her Name Was Eunice

by Gary D. Robinson I have a photo of my mother taken back in the ’60s. It shows a beautiful woman. I can see how, looking at her, the heart of a young man would’ve beaten a little faster. I have other pictures of my mother. They were taken in the nursing home where she […]