I am so grateful for my mother Elisabeth Taylor. She has been an example of faith, strength and patience all my life, but certain aspects of her strength and character have become most evident since my Dad moved on to his eternal reward in the presence of our Heavenly Father … (Continued below)
A focus on what really matters
Mum has bravely embraced all the challenge of living alone and then later moving to a home for the elderly with a firm focus on the one question we should all ask at all times: How can I be most useful to the kingdom of God in this phase of life?
Thus she continues to be a source of great encouragement and support for the ministry of free and healed, and is an ever present practical help on the publishing front.
In recent times, there has been a rightful emphasis on understanding the Father heart of God, but in that we should not forget the many times that the Lord talks about the motherly feelings of God. For example Jesus talks about the protective instincts of a mother hen when trying to describe his feelings for the people of Jerusalem.
Matt 23:37 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!
God wants to be like a mother to us, not just a Father. The question is, will we let him.