Pastor’s Reflection for May 10, 2015

Dear Parishioners,

This weekend we celebrate Mother’s Day. If there are two words that can describe mothers, it is “selfless giving.” They are truly a reflection of the love of the Lord. I came across some of the following that you might enjoy reading;

Some Typical Motherly Advice 

  • “Because I am your mother that’s why”
  • I hope that when you grow up, you have kids “just like you!”
  • “Because I said so”
  • “Just wait until your father gets home.”
  • “Bored! How can you be bored? I was never bored at your age!”
  • “Never lie, cheat or steal.”
  • “I slave for hours over a hot stove and this is the thanks I get?”
  • “Honestly… You’d lose your head if it wasn’t screwed on!”
  • “I’ve got eyes in the back of my head, that how.”
  • “Don’t put that in your mouth, you don’t know where it’s been!”

Mothers Day CoverInspirational Mother’s Day Quotes

  • “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
  • “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
  • “By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • “That best academy, a mother’s knee.” – James Russell Lowell
  • “Making a decision to have a child– it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone
  • A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” – Tenneva Jordan.

Funny Mother Jokes

  • For weeks a six year old lad kept telling his first-grade teacher about the baby brother or sister that was expected at his house. One day the mother allowed the boy to feel the movements of the unborn child. The six year old was obviously impressed, but made no comment. Furthermore, he stopped telling his teacher about the impending event. The teacher finally sat the boy on her lap and said, “Tommy, whatever has become of that baby brother or sister you were expecting at home?” Tommy burst into tears and confessed, “I think Mommy ate it!”
  • Mother to daughter advice: Cook a man a fish and you feed him for a day. But teach a man to fish and you get rid of him for the whole weekend.
  • The mother of three notoriously unruly youngsters was asked whether or not she’d have children if she had it to do over again. “Yes,” she replied. “But not the same ones.”

May Jesus continue to shepherd you in all of your needs.

God love you,