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 Sermon Central 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 Sermon Central 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 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 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 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 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 Sermon Central 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 Curry Pikkaart on Mar 16, 2010
"SO YOU WON'T BE AFRAID"
In one of the Nazi death camps, Solomon Rosenberg lived and suffered with his family. It was a work camp, which meant a person had value and stayed out of the ovens as long as he or she could work. Solomon’s parents, aged and broken, were already gone. Now he feared his
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 3, 2010
Real Mothers don't eat quiche; they don't have time to make it.
Real Mothers know that their kitchen utensils are probably in the sandbox.
Real Mothers often have sticky floors, filthy ovens and happy kids.
Real Mothers know that dried Playdoh doesn't come out of shag
Contributed by Ajai Prakash on May 3, 2010
Many people have been richly blessed by what they learned at their mother’s knee. Consider John and Charles Wesley. Their names would probably never have lighted the pages of history if it hadn’t been for their godly mother who taught them that the law of love and Christian witness was to be their
Contributed by Gregg Bitter on May 10, 2010
"Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother" Lin Yutang, a 20th
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 11, 2010
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, "It is… in the Book of Proverbs that the high place which the mother occupied in the Hebrew's estimation is specially indicated. Her teachings are constantly enjoined as being of equal weight with those of the father. The first verse after the introduction to
Eight-year-old wrote her mother a note for Mother’s Day. "Dear Mother, here is the box of candy I bought you for Mother’s Day. IT IS VERY GOOD
Eight-year-old wrote a card to her mother and said, "DEAR MOTHER, HERE ARE 2
REST IN PEACE
Six-year-old and his four-year-old sister presented their mom with a Mother’s Day present: a small, spindly house plant. While it wasn’t the finest looking specimen, they had bought it with their own money and Mom was thrilled. She hugged and kissed her children and told them
A boy got his first job. As he was boasting about the amount of work he did, he said, "I get up at 5 a.m. and have my breakfast." He was asked, "Does anyone else get up too?" He replied, "Oh yes, mother gets up and fixes my breakfast and then fixes dad’s breakfast."
"And what about your dinner?"
A grandmother was telling her granddaughter goodnight when the little girl said, "Mommy and Daddy are entertaining some very important people downstairs."
"You’re right," Grandma agreed, "But how did you know?"
Contributed by Egerton Gbonda on Apr 2, 2011
The history of Mothering Sunday is interesting. Some say it is difficult to be definitive about how it all began. The following are some of the theories advanced about the history of this all important day:
It may have started from a Roman Spring festival- a time in which the