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A Mother's Presence
by Jim Howell
Wednesday, May 02, 2007
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commissioned for New Liberty Baptist Church, Garland, TX


 A Motherís Presence


 


The days of our youth and memories past,


In all their glories revealed,


Have a common thread passing through each


And is a wonderful story to tell.


 


The continuous blessings through all of time


From this year and all the others,


Is the loving kindness and wisdom we get


From the women we call our mothers.


 


They taught us about life, struggles with sin,


And everyday problems weíd find.


But they knew our soul was most important


And was a test of a special kind.


 


Many caring mothers from year to year


Are the ones who showed the way;


Of Christís struggle and the path to salvation


And how weíll answer some day.


 


And itís those mothers from centuries ago,


And mothers here today


That we honor with justified reverence,


Because itís for us they would pray.


 


Christ is the Savior; of this Iím certain,


There really is no other.


My hope is you find his redemption and love


From the gentle voice of your mother.


 


So, find her and thank her day in and day out,


Donít let her question your love.


 Whether you call her Mommy, Mother or Mom,


She was sent from Heaven above.


 


~ Jim Howell


   May 2007


 


 




       

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Reviewed by Barbara Smith 5/3/2007
Jim, this is a tribute to any Mother...I thought it was great!!!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/3/2007
Very nice
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/2/2007
A very nice tribute for Mother's Day. So enriched with passion and deep thought. Enjoyed.

Be safe,
Karen
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