"What kind of mother is she? She is, like any mother, the kind that
she needs to be. A mother may be a teacher one day and a nurse the
next. She may be a firm but loving corrector, a gentle healer, or a
compassionate forgiver. Often, she is many of them at once. Why should
Mary have been different? Certainly, she taught her Son, comforted Him,
and kissed His scraped knees.
Yet Mary is not only Christ’s mother, she is our mother."
She is the mother she needs to be - that we need her to be - in our own, individual circumstances.
Read more in my latest article for The New Evangelizers: Behold Your Mother.