I Am a Mother

by Jane Clayson Johnson

I Am a Mother
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“Jane Clayson Johnson has a powerful message that is sorely needed today — and she is the perfectly packaged messenger to do it!” — Sharon Larson, author of All Rain, No Mud

“What do you do?”

It's a loaded question for many women, especially Latter-day Saint women, who recognize the sacred calling of motherhood but sometimes feel overwhelmed — and undervalued — in their roles as mothers.

Author Jane Clayson Johnson has been asked that question on many occasions since trading in a prestigious and rewarding career in network news for the equally challenging career of motherhood. And, like most mothers, Jane has hesitated before answering the question.

In this personal — and honest — narrative, Jane recounts how she has since learned to welcome questions about her role and to respond, with enthusiasm, “I am a mother.”

Her testimony of the gospel and refreshing candor about the realities of motherhood create an immediate connection between reader and author and will inspire women to change the way they feel about being mothers.

Whether you're a mother of young children or are approaching the empty-nest years, you will find affirmation in this book that mothers matter.

“You matter,” Jane reminds women, because “a mother's work is God's work” — even on the days and nights that challenge your strength and test your character, and even when the world works overtime to minimize your calling.

    Contents
    Foreword by Sheri Dew
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
  • Chapter One: I Am a Mother
  • Chapter Two: A Pencil in the Hand of God
  • Chapter Three: Why It Matters
  • Chapter Four: A Mother's Influence
  • Chapter Five: Can I Quit Now?
  • Chapter Six: Walking in Each Other's Shoes
  • Chapter Seven: We Are All Mothers
  • Works Cited
    Index

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loved it!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Loved this book! Every young girl and mother should understand the importance of what a mother does!

Mother
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This book reminded me to be proud of being a mother.

a gift to many, many women
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

'As I started reading I thought, 'Oh, this is my favorite part.' But by the middle of the book, I lost track there were so many favorite parts. I was moved to tears so many places. This book is a gift to many, many women.' --Susan Andersen

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Jane Clayson Johnson

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