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I Should Save This for Mother’s Day My Mother’s Bible was sitting by my bedside; I had used it to compare a scripture in my own Bible, which is a different version. I have gone through her Bible a lot; but as I picked it up to put it away, I decided to look in…

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A Birthday Wish to Me I actually carry this card in my Bible, though not in Proverbs; perhaps I need to change that; I still find comfort and inspiration in her words and more importantly, His word. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your…

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“Here’s a little help with your deposit!”     I will admit that is the line that has kept me from previously sharing this letter. My Mother did not put an actual date on the letter, as so often was the case, and I foolishly, so often did not keep the envelopes letters were mailed…

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A Just Because Note “Your roses may have thorns but don’t forget, your thorns may have some roses too, the God of great compassion loves you yet, and he will never fail to see you through.” ~ Stella L. Mosqueda ~ This note so epitomizes my Mother. I have no idea what I was dealing…

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Los Dones Espirituales I have so little written by my Father, verses my Mother. On this little piece of paper, he wrote out the gifts of the Spirit. I so wish I had a tape of him preaching.

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One of Her Bible’s I have written, in the past, about how my Mother passed out her treasures, while her children could make use of them. The pieces that I own, which were my Mothers are honestly too treasured by me to be used, things like serving dishes and a cream and sugar set, which…

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Happy Birthday Mother My plans for March 9th are to visit an orchid show, my Mother’s favorite flowers, which I love; and yes, eat fried chicken, that I do not so much care about, but that she loved. One of the things I decided a few years ago, was that instead of spending my Mother’s…

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The Reverends As I have shared in the past, my Mother would literally hand copy books and endless notes, into spiral notebooks. Going through one of her notebooks, I came across this notation. What is so fascinating to me is that this is private material, never intended for anyone else to see; the dated note…

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McGuffey’s New Third Eclectic Reader   Don’t Quit When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must,…