Byline: Susan Dibble email@example.com
Whenever Maggie Rowe performs "The Woman Jesus Called Mother," the props are minimal and the emotions powerful.
She conveys the mixture of fear and faith in an unmarried teenage girl who agrees to bear the promised Messiah in a culture where a pregnancy out of wedlock could result in death.
She conveys the joy of Mary as she holds her newborn son and years later, her tears as she cradles his broken body at the cross. Finally, an elderly Mary shares her hope of heaven and reunion with her son.
"ItAEs really the life of Jesus through the eyes of a mother," said Rowe, the wife of a pastor and the mother of three young adult children. "If my …