A Mother’s Hopes

For a child will be born to us, a Son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. – Isaiah 9:6

If you’ve ever held a baby – especially your own – you’ve held a world of hopes and dreams. He will (more…)

Born for Greatness

My entry into the world was inauspicious at best. Born in an impoverished neighborhood in our nation’s capital, I was conceived – so my mother would tell me – to keep my parents’ marriage together. Then she proceeded to tell me how the doctor who delivered me committed suicide and my father left us just a few weeks later.

That’s a lot (more…)