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The Jekyll and Hyde Nature of Motherhood

The Jekyll and Hyde Nature of Motherhood

In her sermon "The Jekyll and Hyde of Motherhood," Nancy Ortberg talks about how motherhood brings out the best (the Jekyll character in the famous book) and the worst (the Hyde character) in most women. Nancy says:

When I became a mother, I found a Jekyll inside of me. For the first time there was a person in my life whom I loved more than I loved myself. I was doing unselfish things because I wanted to. I was becoming a patient and kind, calm, reasonable, generous, thoughtful, loving person. I thought, This is a good ...

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