Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 26, 2011
CONNECTING MOTHERS DAY
How do you connect an army of invading locusts to Mother’s Day? A colleague at a conference on Domestic Violence said, "That’s easy. It’s
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 5, 2004
IN HONOR OF MOTHER’S DAY
Barbara Weiser of Kewanee, Illinois recalls this converstation with her daughter when she was six:
"Mom, there are five things I want to be when I grow up."
"Oh, yeah? What are they?"
"I’m going to be a model, a movie star, a traveler and travel all around the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2002
MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS
What NOT to Buy Your Wife: Although the only person a man usually shops for is his wife, the whole experience is a stressful one. Many a man has felt extreme frigid temperatures for a long period based on a poor present decision. As a veteran of these wars, I’m still not
Contributed by John Fallahee on Jun 23, 2010
FATHER'S DAY VS. MOTHER'S DAY
One little boy's definition of Father's Day went like this: "Well, it's just like Mother's Day, only you don't spend so much."
Well, we fathers can concede that. Someone said, "A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be." And the phone
Contributed by Daniel Haas on May 8, 2009
Mother’s Day reminds especially the mothers among us not to dissolve themselves into family work but to love
Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Nov 2, 2012
WE'LL COOK FOR MOTHER'S DAY!
Two kids told mother not to cook for Mother's Day ... they would do it.
Nine pots, 2 skillets, 4 large bowls, 11 spoons, 5 measuring cups and 1 whole roll of
Contributed by Jim Blevins on May 16, 2009
One Mother’s Day I was preaching in another state and during the Sunday School class I told about one of the two times that I sassed my mother. Now my mother is about 4 foot 11 inches tall and I was approaching 6 foot so I towered over her. She had told me to do something and I told her she wasn’t
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2004
For Mother’s Day- One time a little boy was called up front to solve a math problem. The teacher asked him, “You have a pie with 6 pieces. There are 5 in your family: your brother, your sister, your mother and father and you. Each one gets one piece of the pie. Now you only have one piece
Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 3, 2001
Erma Bombeck in her book, "Motherhood the second Oldest Profession" writes;
"I have always felt that too much time was given before birth, which is spent learning things like how to breathe in and out with your husband (I had my baby when they gave you a shot in the hip and you didn’t wake up
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Did you know that the idea for Mothers Day was born in a small Methodist church in Grafton, West Virginia?
It was 1876 and the nation still mourned the Civil War dead. While teaching a Memorial Day lesson, Mrs. Anna Reeves Jarvis thought of mothers who had lost their sons. She prayed that one day
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 2, 2007
MOTHER’S DAY IS FAST APPROACHING and my mind went back many years ago to a TV program called, I Remember Moma (I guess I’m showing my age now). It was broadcast from 1949 to 1957 on CBS. It was a 30 minute show in black and white about a Norwegian-American family living in San Francisco in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 16, 2006
Moms: The most popular Mothers Day gifts this year were cards (47%), flowers (36%) and gardening items, such as plants or equipment
Contributed by Tony Abram on Mar 23, 2007
Did you know that the idea for Mother’s Day was born in a small Methodist church in Grafton, West Virginia?
It was 1876 and the nation still mourned the Civil War dead. While teaching a Memorial Day lesson, Mrs. Anna Reeves Jarvis thought of mothers who had lost their sons. She prayed that one
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2006
Mother’s Day is second only to Christmas in terms of gift giving, and is celebrated by 75% of gifters, who spend on average $94 buying gifts, according to Unity Marketing. “Year after year Mom is remembered with traditional gifts, including flowers and plants (51%); candles and accessories (47%);
Contributed by Steve Steve on Mar 8, 2002
Two young children on mother’s day presented their mom with a houseplant. The older of the children said with a sad face, “There was a bouquet we wanted to give you at the flower shop. It was really pretty, but it was too expensive. It had a ribbon on it that said, ‘Rest in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2009
A Mother’s Resolutions
1. When I forget to go to the grocery store, I will not boil the macaroni necklaces my children made for me in preschool.
2. I will pack the kids’ lunch boxes the night before so I don’t throw in a slab of frozen lasagna as they’re running for the bus. "It’ll defrost
MOM IS AMAZING
When I was small, I always thought my mother was omniscient because she knew where everything was. I’d say, "Mom, where are my mitts?" And she’d say, "They’re under the bed" just like that. When I looked, there they were.
As I grew older, I realized she wasn't omniscient; she
Contributed by Mike Dubose on May 8, 2008
I read about a stay-at-home mom who went to a PTA meeting one night. While she was gone, her husband and oldest daughter decided they would clean the kitchen for mom and surprise her when she got home.
Well, they washed all the dishes, put away the pots and pans, cleaned the
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 12, 2008
"David had eight wives, including Maacah, the daughter of a king who ruled over the tiny nation of Geshur (2 Samuel 3:3).
In the Psalms, we read about David’s struggles with God as his son was pursuing him, trying to kill him to steal his throne. But how did Maacah feel about this? Was she
Contributed by Dave Kinney on May 12, 2008
Mother’s teach on a daily basis…
RELIGION: "You better pray the stain will come out of the carpet."
FORESIGHT: "Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an accident."
IRONY: "Keep laughing and I’ll give you something to cry about."
STAMINA: "You’ll sit there ’til all