Anger & Forgiveness: Your Turn

anger & forgiveness

This Week on Mothering Spirit

Jess’ essay speaks truth about the anger buried within motherhood.

Kimberly’s prayer (in both English and Spanish) asks for the grace of forgiveness.

Our big news: we’ve just announced our first virtual retreat!

Sing A New Song: A Birth Story Retreat will come to you in the comfort of your home on Nov. 4-6. We’ll pray with the laments and praise songs of the Psalms, reflect on Scripture stories from Eve to Elizabeth, and dive into Jesus’ own birth story in the Gospels.

Join us to pray through your birth story in a whole new way, in the light of faith.

Resources to keep reflecting

Echoing this week’s essay on praying with art, a collection of guided meditations using the Saint John’s Bible for visio divina.

From the Mothering Spirit archives on anger: For the mornings we yell and I sing it for you.

How the Prayer of St. Francis speaks to peace and perspective in parenting

I am an angry mom from Coffee + Crumbs.

Thanks to our sponsors

This week’s sponsor of Mothering Spirit is Brazos Press, publisher of Rewilding Motherhood by Shannon K. Evans. Mothers long to experience a rich inner life, but they rarely feel there is enough time, energy, or stillness to connect with God in a meaningful way. Rewilding Motherhood helps mothers see the challenges of motherhood as an opportunity for a vibrant feminine spirituality and a deeper knowledge of God and self.

Rewilding Motherhood book cover

This Week’s Question for Readers

What do you do with your anger as a mother?

Share your thoughts below—or if you’ve got a longer story to share, email it to us at for possible inclusion in a future newsletter (400 words max). Please note that newsletter submissions may be edited for length and clarity.

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