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Mothers of the Wise and Good
by Jabez Burns
"This book answers the very questions that today's women are asking. The engaging anecdotes and instructive essays are wonderful. I have looked for a book like this for many years. Every mother, grandmother, and spiritual mother, in other words, every woman will find great help and hope in this book." (Susan Hunt) "This book is a fascinating catalogue of Mothers of the Wis ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published April 22nd 2005 by Solid Ground Christian Books
(first published 1846)
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Mothers of the Wise and Good is an encouraging read. There is something here for every mother, including mothers of prodigals or difficult children. Perseverance, diligence, and prayer are key elements in many of the stories. It's not a five star read because there was a section at the end of the book regarding care of infants that bordered on the ridiculous. Some accounts seemed overly sentimental to me, so I had to ask myself if that's because they really were or because I've been affected by ...more