Showing posts from May, 2017

For My Mom

“A mother is a selfless, loving human who must sacrifice many of their wants and needs for the wants and needs of their children. A mother works hard to make sure their child is equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to make it as a competent human being” -Susan Diranian, 

If I become half the woman that my mom is, I will consider myself a very blessed person. My mom is not only the strongest woman I know, but she is also the most loving and caring. I am not someone that is usually at a loss for words, but when it comes to trying to express in words what my mom means to me and everything that she has done and continues to do for me, words just escape me.

When my mom was young the only thing she was certain of is that she wanted to be a mom. She was told that she wouldn’t ever be able to have kids. Then along came my sister. My mom was told that my sister would be the only child she will ever have, another pregnancy could be life threatening. Then I came alo…

Breakfast and Bible Reading

“And it came to pass on the fourth day, when they arose early in the morning, that he rose up to depart: and the damsel's father said unto his son in law, Comfort thine heart with a morsel of bread, and afterward go your way.” ~Judges 19:5~

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” How many times did you hear that phrase growing up? I certainly heard it at least every other day growing up. How many times did you hear this and just brush it off? I certainly did. When I was young my mom made my sister and I breakfast every morning, she made us sit there until we were done. As I got older, middle school age, my mom got a new job where she had to be at work much earlier in the morning so it was up to my sister and I to get ourselves fed and out the door. To say the least, this is where our breakfast habits went down the drain.

A typical morning for me when I was in middle school, didn’t include eating breakfast, and if I did it was a granola bar or a piece of fruit. I just…