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  • Her ...

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on May 9, 2008

    “Her Day” She cooked the breakfast first of all, Washed the cups and plates, Dressed the children and made sure Stockings all were mates. Combed their hair and made their beds, Sent them out to play. Gathered up their motley toys, Put some books away. Dusted chairs and mopped the more

  • John Quincy Adams Said: "All That I Am My Mother ...

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on May 9, 2008

    John Quincy Adams said: “All that I am my mother made me.” Abraham Lincoln said: “All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” Dwight L. Moody said, “All that I have ever accomplished in life, I owe to my mother.” Napoleon said, “Let France have good mothers, and she will have more

  • For My Own Part," Says St. François De Sales, ...

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 12, 2008

    “For my own part,” says St. François de Sales, quoted by Lesetre, “I should wish any devout man or woman always to be the best-dressed person in the company, but at the same time, the least fine and affected, and adorned, as it is said, with the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. St. Louis said more

  • 2917 "Mom's Just ...

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 12, 2008

    2917 “Mom’s Just Perfect” It’s funny how children often see their moms. There’s a story of a small boy who went into the lingerie section of a big department store and shyly presented his problem to a woman clerk. “I want to buy my mom a present of a slip,” he said, “but I don’t know what size she more

  • Intro: Why God Made ...

    Contributed by on May 12, 2008

    INTRO: WHY GOD MADE MOMS: Answers given by 2nd grade school children: Why did God make mothers? 1. She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is. 2. Mostly to clean the house. 3. To help us out of there when we were getting born. How did God make mothers? 1. He used dirt, more

  • The Story Is Told Of A Teacher Who Gave Her Class ...

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on May 12, 2008

    The story is told of a teacher who gave her class of second graders a lesson on the magnet and what it does. The next day in a written test, she included this question: "My full name has six letters. The first one is M. I pick up things. What am I?" When the test papers were turned in, the teacher more

  • In Speaking Of Mothers, One Noted Writer ...

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on May 12, 2008

    In speaking of mothers, one noted writer declared: “There is Monica, mother of Augustine, who when her son wandered far astray from her early teaching, never lost faith that God would bring him back, more

  • Not Easy Being ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 8, 2008

    NOT EASY BEING MOM A University of Minnesota study on Motherhood released this week said moms should get $131,000 a year for what they do! When you add together all the different jobs they do it becomes obvious how valuable mothers are in our lives. Some reports say mothers do 17 different jobs more

  • E ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 8, 2008

    ENOUGH Recently I overheard a mother and daughter in their last moments together at the airport. They had announced the departure. Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the mother said, "I love you and I wish you enough." The daughter replied, "Mom, our life together has been more more

  • Eve: The World's First Mother  PRO

    Contributed by Stan Szelkowski on May 5, 2011
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    EVE: THE WORLD'S FIRST MOTHER 7 Advantages of Being 1st 1. No "in-laws!" 2. No one to be compared to (Eve never heard, "Johnny's mother...") 3. No bad culture or influences to fight against 4. No birthdays (of your own) to celebrate (perpetually 29 and holding!) 5. You hold more

  • A Mother's Embrace

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on May 6, 2011

    A MOTHER'S EMBRACE My own mother was a remarkable embodiment of both beauty and duty. She was lovely in appearance, and I think early in her life she turned many a head. But her real beauty was her embrace of duty. She worked hard from the time she was a child until, in her final years, she more

  • Why Did God Make Mothers?

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on May 10, 2011

    WHY DID GOD MAKE MOTHERS? Consider these answers given by elementary-age children to the following questions. "Why did God make mothers?" "Mostly to clean the house." "To help us out of there, when we were getting born." "How did God make mothers?" "God made my Mom just the same more

  • A Mother's Influence

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 11, 2011

    A MOTHER'S INFLUENCE "My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her." George Washington "All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." - more

  • A Mother's Marred Hands  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 13, 2011
    based on 41 ratings

    A MOTHER'S MARRED HANDS There was a teenager who didn’t want to be seen in public with her mother, because her mother’s arms were terribly disfigured. One day when her mother took her shopping and reached out her hand, a clerk looked horrified. Later, crying, the girl told her how embarrassed more

  • My Wife Carolyn And I Were Walking In A Park One ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 11, 2010

    My wife Carolyn and I were walking in a park one morning when we spotted a mother squirrel scurrying along a power line with her baby in her mouth. She delivered the little squirrel to a new nest she had built in a tree. Then she ran back across the wire to fetch another baby from the old nest and more

  • Mom-Isms From Biblical ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 14, 2010

    Mom-isms from Biblical moms: a. There has been some commonality through the years when it comes to motherhood let’s look at just a few Bible mom’s and imagine what they had to deal with and how they handled raising their children. ILL Notebook: Mother (Great Sayings of Biblical Mothers). In more

  • Here Are Some More Mom -Ism’s You Could ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 14, 2010
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    Here are some more Mom -ism’s you could have heard your own mom teach you: From Rules • “If everyone else jumped off a cliff, would you do it to?” • “I don’t care what [name of best friend]’s parents do, when you’re living in my more

  • A Mother Is Born By Regina ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 27, 2010

    A Mother Is Born by Regina Phillips My first child, a daughter, was born on July 27, 2000, and I found I was completely unprepared. I thought I was ready for her birth. I had read my books and articles on childbirth and baby care; I had bought everything on my shopping checklist. The nursery was more

  • According To A Survey By The Ladies Home ...

    Contributed by Shawn Rose on May 10, 2009

    According to a survey by the Ladies Home Journal: o About a third of all mothers spend ten or more hours per day with their children; another 47 percent devote four to nine hours daily. Eighty-two percent consider at least half of their parenting hours “quality time.” o Almost every mother polled more

  • Thomas Edison

    Contributed by Shawn Rose on May 10, 2009

    Thomas Edison “I did not have my mother long, but she cast over me an influence which has lasted all my life. The good effects of her early training I can never lose. If it had not been for her appreciation and her faith in me at a critical time in my experience, I should never likely have become more