To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.
Honore de Balzac
A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
If I were damned of body and soul,
I know whose prayers would make me whole,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!
Mother o’ Mine
All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
Edgar Allen Poe
The angels, whispering to one another
Can find, among their burning terms of love,
None so devotional as that of “Mother”
To My Mother
“He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark.”
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
“If at first you don’t succeed, try doing it the way mom told you to in the beginning.”
Booker T. Washington
If I have done anything in life worth attention, I feel sure that I inherited the disposition from my mother.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts”
Jesus taught that providing shelter for the shelterless, food for the hungry, and clothing for the naked are sacred acts. They’re also the hallmark activities of mothering. When we do them from the right motive for those in our homes, it’s as if we’ve done them for Christ himself (Matt. 25:31–45)