If you are a mom, want to be a mom, or if you have a mom, take a few moments to view this video. The narration is a prose piece written by Lisa Jo Baker, a beautiful tribute to the battle for hearts that is motherhood.

The days are long, the tasks tedious, and the company can switch from delightful to dreadful in less than a second. I needed this reminder of the power that lies in love, especially the love of a mother.

It reminded me, also, that God loves like a mom. This unrelenting, passionate love that just comes back for more, that won’t accept defeat, that’s a mom kind of love.

And PS: If you still need Mom’s Day gift ideas, Lisa Jo offers 100 right here. Something for everyone, right? It got my creative brain going.