Monday, February 21, 2011

Mothers The World Needs


"Mothers with courage; mothers who pray,

These are the kind the world needs today.

Mother who think, who study and plan;

Mothers who laugh as much as they can,

Having the gift that is better than money--

The habit of seeing that some things are funny.

Mothers whose faith never wavers or falters;

Mothers whose spirits the world never alters;

Loving the right and scorning the wrong;

Facing the problems of life with a song.

Mothers whose bravery transcends their fears;


Winning the battle with patience and tears;

Never submitting to weakness or sin---

Storming heaven's gates till the children are in.

Mothers heroic, not guilty of whining;
Hands graced with service and faces with shining.

Mothers of purity, virtue and faith,

Steadfast in life and triumphant in death;

Looking beyond the dark pathway of sorrow,

Seeking a home in God's joyous tomorrow,

Leading the children; pointing the way---

These are the mothers, the world needs today!

-Kathryn Blackburn Peck



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14 comments:

  1. (sigh) Something to aspire to! I'm going to put a copy on my wall by my desk!

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  2. That was beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. [goosebumps + applause]

    "Bravo!!!!!"

    [standing ovation]

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  4. great poem, will print this off and hang it in the kitchen for those days when the dishes are piling up, a weeks laundry needs done and the kids are running riot (LOL!)
    Mothers who laugh are definately a gift...

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  5. A beautiful encouragement for the start of my day! Thank you for sharing!
    Blessings,
    Collette

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  6. How encouraging!

    I also want to thank you for taking the time to post an African American mother. You don't see our loving moments as often as you should online.

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  7. All of those points are great reminders. I especially like the line about moms who laugh, as this is something I'm working on! :-) Seeing the joy in every day things...

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  8. Thank you for being like a "mentor" to me even though I have never met you. God is using your gift of wisdom to bless me in my role of motherhood. I value the wisdom and encouragement I find on your blog. I will continue to share your blog with many women! Thank you so much!

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