"Now they never had fought, yet they did not fear death; and they did think more upon the liberty of their fathers than they did upon their lives; yea, they had been taught by their mothers, that if they did not doubt, God would deliver them. And they rehearsed unto me the words of their mothers , saying: We do not doubt our mothers knew it"Parson, Del (born 1948, Utah)
Farewell, My Stripling Warrior
Painting, oil on canvas, 1999
President Thomas S. Monson said, " Being a mother has never been an easy role. Some of the oldest writings in the world admonish us not to forsake the law of our mother's instructing us "that a floolish son is the heaviness of his mother"and "warn us not to ignore out mother when she is old" (Proverbs 1:8, 10:1, 23:22) "The scriptures also remind us that what we learn from our mothers comprises our very core value."
This past week has been so amazing for me, as a mother.
I love my children and the adults that they are becoming.
Today, Derek reported his mission at our church building (ward) in Burley.
Though I could not be there in person, they set up a system so I could listen to it over the phone...Tears came to my eyes as he started his talk and said, " First, I want to say, " I love my mother".
I feel blessed to hear "Happy Mother's Day"