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  • A Pew Research Center Survey Reports 56% Of ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 15, 2008

    A Pew Research Center survey reports 56% of Americans say mothers are doing a worse job today than they did 20 or 30 years ago. Full-time work outside the home has lost some of its appeal to mothers, for both those who have such jobs and those who don't. Among working mothers with children 17 and more

  • 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

  • 2920 Alexander's Garments. When Alexander The ...

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 12, 2008

    2920 Alexander’s Garments. When Alexander the Great entertained the kings and nobles at the court of Persia, he appeared wearing only those garments which had been woven for him by his mother, Olympias, who was the daughter of a chieftain, the wife of a king, and the mother of a conqueror. One 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

  • 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

  • I Received This In An Email..."Origination ...

    Contributed by William Akehurst on May 12, 2008

    I received this in an email..."origination unknown" Reasons Why I Owe My Mother...Things she taught me about life. My mother taught me RELIGION. ’You better pray that koolaid stain will come out of the carpet.’ My mother taught me LOGIC. ’ Because I said so, that’s why .’ My mother more

  • The Stay-At-Home Mother  PRO

    Contributed by Ryan Reed on May 30, 2008
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    A recent report by stated: If the typical stay-at-home mother in the United States were paid for her work as a housekeeper, cook and psychologist among other roles, she would earn $138,095 a year. The additional jobs comprising a mother’s work were day care center teacher, laundry 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

  • I Will Die – Let My Baby ...

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on May 9, 2009

    “I Will Die – Let My Baby Live!” I knew him as a brilliant young member of a noted family. He was studying in one of the great universities. His physical development was well-nigh perfect. Tall, broad-shouldered, brawny, graceful in bearing and quick in movement, he was soon well-known as an 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

  • A Mom's View Of Herself: A Confirmed ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 12, 2009

    A MOM’S VIEW OF HERSELF: A CONFIRMED SHOUTER (from Forever Erma By Erma Bombeck, March 5, 1969) Ever since President Nixon’s inaugural plea to "speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices," I’ve had misgivings about my big mouth. I’ve always admired parents who more

  • The Best Years Of My Life

    Contributed by Jim Blevins on May 14, 2009
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    THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE Man at a seminar heard the following: "The best years of my life were spent in the arms of another man's wife!" The crowd was shocked! Then he continued "My mother!" The crowd laughed and he finished the rest of his speech which held everyone's attention. The young more

  • Marlene's Top 20 Life Lessons: (As Well As I Can ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Blevins on May 14, 2009
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    Marlene's Top 20 Life Lessons: (as well as I can piece them together) Life's Lesson Number 20 Is About: The Value A Job Well Done "If you’re going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning." Life's Lesson Number 19 Is About: Time Travel "If you don’t straighten up, I’m more

  • A Mother Knows She's Been Home Too Long For The ...

    Contributed by Jim Kane on May 18, 2009

    A mother knows she’s been home too long for the following reasons: 1. She begins to talk to Barney as a real person. 2. She forgets which one is real – Mister Rogers or King Friday. 3. She cries for a wedding on Sesame Street. 4. She is one of the congregation more

  • No Matter How Old A Mother Is, She Watches Her ...

    Contributed by Jim Kane on May 18, 2009

    “No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of more