Ideas for Mother’s Day (Written by Diana Davis)

It happens every year in May, and pastors anticipate it expectantly. Mother’s Day promises a high energy, high attendance Sunday, with a smiling, eager congregation. There will be extra guests such as–sons, daughters and grandchildren attending worship services with their mothers. There will be new mothers, pregnant moms, substitute moms, stepmothers, foster moms, grandmothers. What …

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A Forever Good-Bye Between a Mother and Daughter

Recently, I overheard a mother and daughter in their last moments together at the airport as the daughter’s departure had been announced. 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 than enough. Your love …

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Mother, What Will Your Children’s Memory Be of You?

When my children were small,  I remember continually thinking, “What will my children think of me when they are twenty, thirty, or even forty years old?” I wanted to create memories for them that would last throughout their lifetime.   Mother, what kind of memories are you creating for your children. Will they remember the …

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Mother’s Day Letter(This letter was published many years ago in Ann Lander’s column)

Dear Mom, Since I can’t spend Mother’s Day with you, I am writing you a letter. Mom, I love you so much. There are many things that I didn’t understand when I was young, but I understand them now.  I didn’t have any idea how hard you worked, and the burdens you carried until I …

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