In a perfect world mom would be a super hero; able to leap tall problems in a single bound, protecting and serving in every situation. She’d know everything about homework and would have a business called “To The Ends of the Earth Taxi Service.” Boy, I wish I were that mom, but alas, I’m not. When my kids are hurt or in harm's way I try to protect, but sometimes stumble on the smallest pothole. When it comes to homework, my knowledge skills fall short.
I’m glad perfection isn’t required to be a good mom. I’ve tried that and I’m glad that I don’t have to know everything even though I’ve tried that too! I better serve my household by becoming a Godly woman, quick to listen, slow to speak and even slower to anger; to love unconditionally, show mercy and exercise grace. It isn’t easy being mom. We’re stretched, taken for granted and often overlooked in the routine of every day, but the effects we have upon our family will echo for the generations that follow.
The retail industry will flood the media with the message of Mother’s Day; treat her to flowers, jewelry, dinner or whatever they’re selling. What has the mother in your household done for you this past year? Whether she’s been a superhero or not, treat her like one. Give her a day that says ‘THANK YOU for all your days of loving service'.
By your actions tell her that she’s the superhero of your home and family. She’s worth it!
“Her words are sensible, and her advice is thoughtful. She takes good care of her family and is never lazy. Her children praise her, and with great pride her husband says, there are many good women, but you are the best!” Charm can be deceiving, and beauty fades away, but a woman who honors the Lord deserves to be praised. Show her respect, praise her in public for what she has done.” Proverbs 31:26-31
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