|Posted by Eileen Miller on February 6, 2010 at 6:27 AM|
There exists no greater human model of reciprocal love for us to emulate than that of the Holy Family consisting of Mary as Mother, Joseph as foster-father, and Jesus as Child and Savior. I once heard some Christian leaders say that "reciprocity is not the goal." I'm not to sure if they were applying it to family life but possibly individual spiritual development. How much reciprocal love should we, as Christian mothers, aim to instill in our families? Reciprocity of a caring nature seems to be a major goal for my family! It leads us to see the other as our other self or, better yet, Christ Himself.