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Wrapped In Mother Love

Wrapped In Mother Love

By Susan | January 7, 2020

For thus saith the Lord,
Behold I will extend peace to her like a river,
and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream:
then shall ye suck,
ye shall be borne upon her sides,
and be dandled upon her knees.
As one whom his mother comforteth,
so will I comfort you;

Up a Mother’s Sleeve

Up a Mother’s Sleeve

By Susan | January 7, 2020

As one whom his mother comforteth,
so will I comfort you;
and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

— Isaiah 66:13

 

My dad had a highly specialized job in the Merchant Marines during World War II. He was so patriotic, he lied about his age to get in on the fighting.

The Mommy Ring

The Mommy Ring

By Susan | January 7, 2020

(T)o give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning,
the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness;
that they might be called trees of righteousness,
the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.

— Isaiah 61:3

 

She was 23,

Thankful for the Broken Ankle

Thankful for the Broken Ankle

By Susan | January 7, 2020

Thy mother is like a vine in thy blood, planted by the waters:
she was fruitful and full of branches by reason of many waters.

— Ezekiel 19:10

 

There’s a set of twins at our school, a handsome boy and his lovely sister. They are among the most well-rounded, successful kids you’d ever want to see.

Scrapbook Evangelism

Scrapbook Evangelism

By Susan | January 7, 2020

And unto one he gave five talents,
to another two, and to another one;
to every man according to his several ability. . . .

                                                                                — Matthew 25:15

 

You’ve got your early Christian martyrs, who went one-on-one with lions and tigers rather than renounce their faith.

 

You’ve got your missionaries,