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Parable: motherhood worth the sacrifice

By Byron McNutt

WITH MOTHER’S DAY this Sunday, I’d like to share with you an essay titled “A Parable of Motherhood,” written by the late Temple Bailey. Bailey was an American author and short-story writer of renown. She wrote this parable in 1933 for Good Housekeeping magazine.

The young mother set her foot on the path of life. “Is this the long way?” she asked.

And the guide said, “Yes, and the way is hard. And you will be old before you reach the end of it. But the end will be better than the beginning.”

But the young mother was happy and she

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 4:19 PM

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