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Thoughts on Mothers and Motherhood

Thoughts on Mothers and Motherhood

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. –William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British Novelist The role of a mother is probably the most important career a woma... Read More »

Wealth, Success and Love

Wealth, Success and Love

A woman saw three strangers in front of her house and invited them in to have something to eat. “We can’t go in together,” they told her. “Why not?” she asked. “His... Read More »

Look on the Bright Side

Look on the Bright Side

A pessimist is one who feels bad when he feels good, for fear he’ll feel worse when he feels better. * * * If it weren’t for the optimist, the pessimist would never know how happy he isn&#... Read More »

That Wonderful Thing Called Mother

That Wonderful Thing Called Mother

A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. —Tenneva Jordan The best medicine in the world is a mother’s kiss. —A... Read More »

Love As Seen Through the Eyes Of Children

Love As Seen Through the Eyes Of Children

A group of social scientists asked this question to a group of four-to-eight-year-olds: “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined.... Read More »

Positive Influence

Positive Influence

Whenever you hear of someone doing a great thing, you may be sure that behind it somewhere is a great background. It may be a mother’s training, a father’s example, a teacher’s influ... Read More »

Live to Love, Love to Give

Live to Love, Love to Give

Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can. —Attributed to John... Read More »

In The Bible: Children

In The Bible: Children

Children are a blessing from God. Genesis 49:25 – by the God of your father who will help you, by the Almighty who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouc... Read More »

Different Shoes

Different Shoes

Often our world is all we know. Our world has been shaped by our experience—where we have been, who we have known, what we have done—as well as by our habits, standards, and aspirations. When we see a... Read More »

What Makes a Dad Great

What Makes a Dad Great

Remember how the father [in the parable Jesus told of the prodigal son] acted when the boy returned home?1 Did he run up and sniff his breath to see if he had been drinking? Did he comment on how poor... Read More »

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