Margaret Irick Axson (South Carolina)
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Paul wrote, “I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.” - Ephesians 3:17-18 (NIV)
Over 30 years ago I met a woman who made a lasting impression on my faith journey. She was bright, articulate, a mother of two young children, and a career woman. She also had breast cancer. Still, she had a joy that often perplexed me.
We talked about many things...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.