Archives for January 2011

Mother Blessings!

I’m again looking through and reading books relating to Mothers. And again, I’m reminded of God’s love for me as He blessed me with my son and daughter! I’m thankful for the years they were my “kids” and I’m thankful for them as adults. The extended blessings of having a son-in-law and daughter-in-law to love and enjoy as well, are truly gifts God has bestowed upon this grateful Mom!

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.” James 1:17
Proverbs 31:28 says “Her children rise up and call her blessed…” I am blessed. Thank you God for my children and their spouses:)

Reality!

Who is really real
In every situation?
Are we seen as who we are;
Does that need some explanation?
I mean, do we ever fake it,
Do we act like all is fine?
When inside our heart is breaking…
Can people read between the lines?
Can we try to hide it,
All the pain and hurt inside?
And do we smile through it,
Set our sorrow to the side?
Well…
No matter if we’re honest
And if normally we’re real,
A happy face and pretense
Might hold us ’til we heal!

And prayerfully, because of God, we will heal!

“I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security,” says the Lord. Jeremiah 33:6

A Special Find

I was looking through some of my books today and found two I forgot that I have. Both warmed my heart as I saw they were gifts from my daughter. They both have Mother in their titles. As I began to read through them, I got excited. I can hardly wait to sit down with them and reread what brought such joy the first time I read them! Most likely, I’ll share some of that joy right here. Thank you, Amy, for loving me. I love you!

God finds ways to encourage our hearts
To cause us to look up to Him,
Even a book that sits on a shelf
Can be a wonderful friend!

A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25