Category: Rockin’ & Rulin’ Mothers

Rockin’ and Rulin’: Mothers Who’ve Shaped the World

Mothers Who

Since I read the first chapter of the biography of D.L. Moody to my children, I've been mulling over what I read about Moody's mother.  I was impressed by Moody's influence when I read his biography as a child; but now, his mother amuses me more because I attribute so much of his success to ...

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Older Women Teaching the Younger Women: Titus 2 or “Christian Feminist”?

Recently I spoke at a ladies' retreat and made this point: "You older ladies (we're all older to someone) are teaching the younger ones whether it's deliberate or not." Question is, what are we teaching? If you believe the maxim, "As the church, so goes the nation", we have a heavy responsibility and we're largely to blame for ...

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Rockin’ & Rulin’: Betsy Moody Part 2

Mothers Who

"With the sole care of so large a family, the religious instruction in the home was not so thoroughly doctrinal as in some households of today, but the mother instructed her children in the true religion of the heart that seeks first God and His righteousness; "It was also one of the irrevocable laws of her ...

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Rockin’ & Rulin’: Betsy Moody Part 1 “TRUST” (Mothers Who’ve Shaped the World)

Mothers Who

" 'Trust in God' was the brief creed of his mother's simple Christian faith, and early in life the children learned to love that God and pray to him who is the strength of the fatherless and the widow."        D.L. Moody~Biography Betsy Moody was widowed at the age of 35 with seven children and twins on ...

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