"This is what We do", my Mother's Life said. "We find Ourselves in the Sacrifices we make"
A Mother's Love for her Child is like Nothing else in the World. It knows no Law, no Pity, it Dates all things and Crushes down Remorselessly all that Stands in its Path
"We however, are now beginning to grasp the awesomeness of all that you do. We see the innumerable hearts and lives that you touch each and every day, and we salute your unrelenting, untiring and inspired will to succeed".
This book, as few others, captures a timeless and ageless story for readers, the life and times of a mother. In it you will experience the decisions, ever-changing responsibilities, and the perplexities that make up a mother's life.
Through the eyes and heartbeats of eleven mothers, you are brought face-to-face with their unique perspectives on life and the inherent oddities and uncertainties in a family. Although a compendium of ideas, thoughts, career fields and family environments are represented, a common thread connects all – commitment.
In chapter 1, you meet Rita, a teacher and single parent. In chapter 2, we introduce Wilma, the wife of an Air Force combat pilot. Chapter 3 introduces Bethany, a retired great grandmother searching for her "path" in life. Chapter 4 welcomes one of my favorite mother's, my great-grandmother. In chapter 5, Rachel, a single, expectant mother comes on the scene.
In chapter 6, we meet Kim, a group fitness instructor. In chapter 7, you meet the mother who began it all for me, my Mama. Chapter 8 introduces Marie whose youngest son is battling Cystic Fibrosis. Chapter 9 introduces Jane Norton, a Rear Admiral in the US Navy. In chapter 10, you meet Vicky, a single mother incarcerated in the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, and in chapter 11, we conclude with Ethel, a victim of domestic violence.
When Cecilia and I married in 1979, my mother gave us some simple, yet profound advice: "Do you love her? Is she the right 'one' for you? If she is, you will cherish growing old together. If not, this choice will haunt you the rest of your life".
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James is available for interviews, media appearances, book signings, and speaking engagements.
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About the Author:
Author, ordained minister, husband, father, grandfather, avid jogger and bowling enthusiast are but a few of life's treasures that James has embraced since retiring from the navy; a career that spanned almost three decades and touched five of the seven continents of the world.
James is founder and senior pastor of the Pilgrim Outreach Ministries.
Although he traveled extensively while on active duty, James admits that without his wife Cecilia faithfully keeping the "home fires" burning, he would have quit a long time ago. "Just knowing that she 'had my back' in every conceivable instance made life that much better".
The Langston's have been married for more than 39 years and have six children and fifteen grandchildren. They live overseas in Italy.
James Langston, Senior Pastor,
Pilgrim Outreach Ministries International
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