As we navigate our way through motherhood, we reflect on or follow in our own mothers footsteps… and through trial and error we figure out what works and doesn’t work and find a motherhood that fits us.

Titus 2:4-5 reflects on older women teaching the younger women: to love their husbands, to be self-controlled, to be pure, to be busy at home, to be kind… this is instruction in Godly living and how to live in the world as a God-fearing woman.

Some of us are lucky enough to have a mother that fulfilled this role for us, others have sought mentors to fulfill this role as they have found the need in their mothering… and many of us have found that things are changing in how we are to mother whether that be being a stay-at-home mom, desire to homeschool, the food we cook… Many of us have new goals and don’t have a clear mentor in our lives to guide us- homecooking, real food, homeschooling, opening God’s word as a family, prayer with our children, not working… Whatever it may be it seems like many mothers are trying to find a new way- which really looking back on history isn’t all that new. So, as you flounder and find your way consider how you will be the older woman who teaches the younger women- moms you come into contact with, your daughters…

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