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Honor Your Mother

Some of my generation may recall a piece circulated for years by an unknown author entitled “Top 12 Things My Mother Taught Me.” Here are a few of my favorites.

•My Mother taught me about ANTICIPATION…”Just wait until your father gets home.”

•My Mother taught me about IRONY…”When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don’t come running back to me for sympathy.”

•My Mother taught me about FARM LIFE..”This room looks like a pig’s sty.” Continue reading


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Word of the Week: Mother

happy young woman mother play and outdoor with beautiful child

Napoleon said, “Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons.” We might modify that and say, “Let America have good mothers and she will have good sons and daughters.” Or let the world have good mothers….

Since today is Mother’s day, we wanted to share our word of the week, Mother, a day early.

Mother’s Day is not a holy day, or a religious holiday. It is a day that we honor Christ. But the Lord we serve said, through the apostle Paul in Ephesians. 6:2, “honor your mother.” And so, as we give honor to our mothers, we are giving honor to the Lord. Continue reading

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In Memory of My Mother

      Yesterday was Mother’s Day.  Some of you received flowers.  A nice card.  Maybe candy.  And of course, it’s a time to take Mom  out to eat!  But I hope you all remembered to give your mother the gift of honor.  “Honor your mother” is commanded from the apostle Paul in Ephesians 6:2.   The word “honor” means to esteem, to revere, to value, or to venerate. 

      My Mom, Mattie Weliever,  passed from this life on December 29, 2009, but I continue to honor her. While my reasons may be  different from yours, here is why I hold my Mom’s memory is such high esteem.  Continue reading


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