"Honor your father and your mother
so that you may live long in the land the Lord has given you."
~ Exodus 20:12 ~
"Favorite children are often the cause of much sin in believers; the Lord is grieved when he sees us doting on them beyond measure; they will live to be as great a curse to us as Absalom was to David, or they will be taken from us to leave our homes desolate. If Christians desire to grow thorns with which to stuff their sleepless pillows, let them dote on their children." ~ C. H. Spurgeon, Morning by Morning ~
Our mothers always remain the craziest, strangest people we've ever met."
~ Marguerite Duras ~
"All that I am or ever hope to be,
I owe to my angel mother."
~ Abraham Lincoln ~"If you want to be treated like a mother, act like one." ~ Jeannette Walls ~
"Mothers are only human.
You turn it over to God and then you just wing it."
~ Jo-Ann Mapson ~"Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on a throne." ~ Mabel Hale ~
"The phrase "working mother" is redundant." ~ Jane Sellman ~
"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at which you will always find forgiveness."
~ Honore de Balzac ~
"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me.
They have clung to me all my life."
~ Abraham Lincoln ~"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom." ~ H. W. Beecher ~
"Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.
It reduces everything to essentials.
~ Meryl Streep ~"An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy." ~ proverb ~
"A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's." ~ Diana, Princess of Wales ~
"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Honor your father and mother
(this is the first commandment with a promise)
that it will go well with you and that you may live long in the land."
~ Ephesians 6: 1-3 ~
If you'd like a name added to the prayer list, please let me know. Names will be kept one week, then begin anew. Around the world, people are praying.
Prayer Keeping ~ Maxine ~ Deborah ~ Kim ~ Jim ~ Quesenberry family ~ Townsend family ~ Timi and family ~ persecuted Christians ~