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There is nothing new under the sun, and Mother God still loves us

“The fact that rechem can also mean ‘womb’ has always fascinated me when reading Psalm 25.6 in Hebrew. I connect the concept of this word to the idea of a mother’s love for those children of whom people sometimes say, ‘Only a mother could love them.’ I love the idea that God’s love is maternal. God loves me even when I am not lovable by any but Her,” says Dr Marie-Louise Craig from St Francis College