Tag Archives: Mothers’ Day

Appreciating Mom

Major league baseball player Stephen Piscotty’s mother Gretchen was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease) last spring. Stephen took a leave of absence from the St. Louis Cardinals on May 26, 2017, so that he could be with … Continue reading

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Jesus and His Mother

“Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother…When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, ‘Woman, here is your son,’ and to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother.’ From that … Continue reading

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The Real MVP

When Kevin Durant was named the Most Valuable Player in the NBA for the 2013-14 season, he gave a memorable acceptance speech. He went beyond the usual accolades given to teammates and coaches. Durant gave credit to his mother, Wanda, … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day Tribute

John Killinger’s book Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise includes the following tribute to mothers: I believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God, who was born of the promise to a virgin named Mary. I believe in … Continue reading

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Mother’s Encouragement

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry was concerned about his injured left ankle and his team’s fortunes in the NBA playoffs. Then he received a late night phone call from his Mom on Mother’s Day weekend. She gave him a … Continue reading

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MOMS

Wife, companion, sweetheart, friend, One on whom we all depend, Chauffeur, laundress, cook and baker, Casserole and cookie maker, Seamstress, skilled in many arts, Mending clothes and broken hearts, Girl Scout leader, Sunday school teacher, Confidante, advisor, preacher, Bargain hunter, … Continue reading

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