Love And Affection

Happy Mother’s Day!


Once a mother, always a mother. Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers around the world, but most important, to my mother.
Thanks, mama for the nine months you have carried me. Thanks for all the sacrifices you have made.
Thanks for the love, the warmth, and the care you have given me. I can still remember cuddling up in your lap when we were at church or one of our neighbor’s house.
When I was hungry, you fed me. And when we were down to the last slice of bread, you would break it into halves; one half for me, one half for my brother and nothing for you.
You were my eyes when I could not see. You carried me when I could not walk. Thanks for the values you have passed on to me.

From Worthless to Priceless | Our Daily Bread Ministries


Angel believed the lies the world told her. She felt worthless and ugly. Her life became a swirling mess of men, booze, and drugs until one day she cried out to God, “Kill me or save me. But don’t …

Source: From Worthless to Priceless | Our Daily Bread Ministries

Mother’s Day Prayer – A Poem for Your Special Mom


I wrote this Mother’s Day prayer for my mom. If these words touch you and convey your sentiments, please share the prayer with your special mom.

Source: Mother’s Day Prayer – A Poem for Your Special Mom

Serve Your Valentine Breakfast in Bed With These 20 Brunch Recipes


Valentine’s Day is upon us and even though many of us declared in public that we do not observe the day, secretly we do. None of us, especially men, wants to be the one who forgot to send a gift or a Valentine’s card to his special someone.

So, if you had forgotten to do something special last year you still have time to spring a surprise this year. Here is a link with some tasty recipes I grabbed off the internet. Enjoy. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day happens to fall on a Sunday this year, so, if you’re not plotting an elaborate dinner for your special someone, brunch together is another great option. But, just as with dinner, we counsel against going out to eat on the holiday—especially since serving your partner breakfast in bed is about as romantic as it gets. Here are 20 breakfast and brunch recipes to help you win the Valentine of the Year Award.

Source: Serve Your Valentine Breakfast in Bed With These 20 Brunch Recipes | Serious Eats

‘When Breath Becomes Air:’ a dying doctor’s memoir teaches about love and loss


Dr. Paul Kalanithi read the CT scan. He could clearly see tumors matting the lungs and deforming the spine. As a resident in neurosurgery in his final year of training at Stanford, he’d seen plenty of such scans before. But this time, the scan was his own.

Source: ‘When Breath Becomes Air:’ a dying doctor’s memoir teaches about love and loss

Happy Mothers’ Day–World


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Ecclesiastes 3:1-2: “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. Time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest.”

Today people around the globe pause…to tell Mom thanks. Thanks Mom for all you have done and continue to do. Today is your day, soak it and enjoy yourself if you can.

May God bless you this day and forever?