Creativity in Motherhood
This Week on Mothering Spirit
Kimberly’s essay weaves together her pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago and the unfolding journey of motherhood, creativity, and prayer.
Rachel’s prayer reassures every mother who’s longed for the creative callings of her past.
Resources to keep reflecting
Want to create in this season? Check out Rachel’s brand-new book Let There Be Art: The Pleasure and Purpose of Unleashing the Creativity within You.
For more of Kimberly’s writing, read her monthly column on parenting at Living Lutheran.
A Daily Examen for busy parents from Matt Kappadakunnel at U.S. Catholic.
To learn how one mother-artist followed her creative calling alongside motherhood, watch Erica’s story.
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This Week’s Question for Readers
What did you set aside to become a mother—or what callings have come full circle?
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