Soon we’ll celebrate Mother’s Day once again. For many families, it’s a time of celebration, appreciation, and joy. But for others, it’s one of the most difficult days of the year. This is especially true for women facing infertility or those who have recently experienced the loss of a mother, daughter, or other loved one. I know what it’s like for Mother’s Day to be difficult. My husband and I struggled with infertility for almost a decade and … [Read more...] about When Mother’s Day is Difficult
Archives for April 2022
An Easter Prayer
As we reflect on the Resurrection of Jesus, let’s take some time to praise Him and ask for even more of His Presence in our lives! Here’s a simple Easter prayer you can reflect on: Dear Jesus, Thank you for the gift of eternal salvation that we get to celebrate on Easter morning. Your love is so great! Come close to me and renew my mind to let go of everything I’ve held on to that hinders me and entangles me. I ask you to draw near to me as I … [Read more...] about An Easter Prayer
The Mother’s Day Gift Guide is Here!
We are a little under one month away from the day that we can all be grateful for: Mother's Day! Without them we (quite literally) wouldn't exist. We love being able to celebrate mothers around us, whether our own, adopted, grandmas or even our friends that are mamas. Mary & Martha has put together a gift guide to help you in your search for the perfect gift to bless the moms around you. We've selected over 40 exclusive Mary & Martha … [Read more...] about The Mother’s Day Gift Guide is Here!
There Shall Be Showers of Blessing
As spring starts to reveal itself in budding trees and greening grass (and downpours of rain), I can't help but think of the hymn There Shall Be Showers of Blessing. You may have noticed this song while skimming through a church hymnal though perhaps you haven't sung it recently. It's quite a throwback and not wildly popular the way modern worship songs are, but the timeless hymn is commonly mentioned this time of year, perfect for the abundant … [Read more...] about There Shall Be Showers of Blessing
Easter Egg Blondies Recipe
April always has us on the hunt for special treats. A new season, buds making an appearance, and celebrating Jesus' resurrection puts us in the mood for anything that looks like joy. And nothing in the oven looks more like joy than Cadbury chocolate in a blondie. 🎉 Thank you Nancy C. for putting together this delicious recipe! We hope you try it out and enjoy during the Easter season. Easter Egg Blondies by Nancy C. Download the … [Read more...] about Easter Egg Blondies Recipe