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ON BEING A MOTHER

Some years ago, I played the part of Mae Peterson, the domineering mother in “Bye Bye, Birdie” in a community theatre production.  At the time, my own kids were well beyond childhood, so I could relate somewhat to the character.  … Continue reading

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SUPER HEROES GOT NOTHING ON MOMS!

The media sometimes ends it news with one of those super hero stories to make us feel better after hearing all the garbage that fills our world.  We’re hopeful that someone will come and make things better.  We need someone to … Continue reading

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THE INNER WORKINGS OF A MOM

Maybe it’s something to do with my past or my fear of failure that’s driven me to be a worrier.  Maybe it’s something common only to women – especially when they become mothers.  Maybe it’s a combination of both these … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU STACK UP?

Having just returned from our grandson’s graduation celebration, we were happy to discover he already has a “job.”  It’s just a taste of what he will do in his lifetime, but nonetheless he will be learning some great skills and gaining … Continue reading

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MOTHER, DID YOU KNOW?

I’ve spent the last couple weeks getting well.  I’m on the road to recovery, but each time I get sick in these later years of life, I can’t help but think about my mother.  She was a remarkable woman, with … Continue reading

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I WAS A FUNNY MOM

My days of being a mother are long gone, but the memories linger on.  Every once in a while, one of those recollections resurfaces and I wonder how I ever made it through the whole motherhood thing. I then tell myself (which … Continue reading

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THE MISSING YEARS

I love the above picture of the young child, Jesus, alongside his step dad, Joseph, learning the tools of the trade.  We really don’t hear much about His childhood, except for His presentation at the temple as an infant and later … Continue reading

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THANK GOD FOR MY DAUGHTERS

                                       AMY                                                             JOY Mothers who have had a profound impact on my life include my beautiful daughters.  When I became pregnant with our first, the doctor had me convinced I was going to have a boy.  There were no ultrasounds then, … Continue reading

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LOST SOCK MEMORIAL DAY

THIS IS A RERUN, BUT ONE OF MY FAVORITE HOLIDAYS BY FAR. It’s a common dilemma.  We’ve all experienced it.  It can cause a mother guilt.  It’s raised many an eyebrow.  The lost sock is known by many but remembered … Continue reading

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MIND WHAT YOU SAY TO YOUR KIDS

  Do you ever stop to think about things that were said to you when you were a kid?  The words we say can really impact them in one way or another, or at least conjure up ideas that go way … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – MARY, MOTHER OF JESUS

THE PIETA By MICHELANGELO She was just a simple girl – nothing special – not without sin – like us, yet God chose her to be the vessel which would carry the Son of God for nine months in her … Continue reading

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FAITHFUL, LOVING, CARING, GIVING, UNSELFISH, DISCIPLINARIAN, ENCOURAGER & BRAVE – MOM!

y There are many moms who don’t find much to celebrate on this holiday – those who keep the home fires burning while their husbands are serving their country in far off places; moms who raise their families while dad’s … Continue reading

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Motherhood Reality

Around this time of year there are many platitudes floating around regarding motherhood and the fact that these wonderful people should be exalted to a pedestal. Being a mom is a life-changing, life-lasting and life-giving experience. It doesn’t end with … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A MOM?

Proverbs 31:26-27 “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. When I was in my early … Continue reading

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