May 9, 2017 – Faith & Society: Mothers In the Middle
Season 10, Episode 19
” ‘M’ is for the million things she gave me…” With Mother’s Day just around the corner, on this episode of Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys we’ll discuss faith, moms in the middle, and motherhood in our faith traditions. It is one of the most popular holidays in American life and culture – and according to the “National Retail Federation” spending on Mother’s Day this year is expected to reach an all-time high of 23.6 billion dollars. They estimate big spending on jewelry, dining out, flowers, gift cards, clothing, electronics, and personal services. But what if you’re a mother caring for both children and aging parents at the same time? No matter what gifts you may receive the stress can be extremely high. Also, we’ll talk about what our faith traditions teach about mothers and motherhood. Moms in the middle as well as mothers and motherhood from the perspective of our faith traditions – listen now to this installment of Friends Talking Faith.