Monday, January 30, 2012

When God Made Moms

My defense is of God, Who saves the upright in heart. Psalms 7:10
Thank you for today please help all those who have lost hope to find it again.

It is snowy today 30 degrees out and feels like 21! Just a really nice dusting so far this morning. We are supposed to get a Noreaster by weeks end. Now that could mean a lot of snow when it is a winter one and there is always a lot of wind. A Noreaster when it is warmer out means a lot of rain.

Garden water gauge

Snowy dusting Jan 30, 2012

Tire tracks in the alley

Photographs by Glenna Normyle (me)

I am posting this in tribute to my Mom! She went to Heaven November 1 2006 I love you and miss you Mom! Somewhere Over the Rainbow was played and sung at her Catholic church funeral service by special request of my stepfather to the priest. They usually don't sing anything but religious songs. I used that song on another website I used to have along with this story about Moms. What a wonderful story. The website was a tribute to my Mom when she was alive. When my Mom passed away she had Pick's Disease, her brain atrophied, it is similar to Alzheimers is some ways. She died from choking on food unable to breathe.

Picks Disease Support Group 

When God Made Moms

By the time the Lord made mothers, he was into his sixth day of working overtime. An angel appeared and said, "Why are you spending so much time on this one?"

The Lord answered and said, "Have you seen the spec sheet on her? She has to be completely washable, but not plastic; have 200 moveable parts, all replaceable; run on black coffee and leftovers; have a lap that can hold three children at one time and that disappears when she stands up; have a kiss that can cure anything from a scraped knee to a broken heart and six pairs of hands."

The angel was astounded at the requirements for this one. "Six pairs of hands? No way!" said the angel.

The Lord replied, "Oh, it's not the hands that are the problem, it's the three pairs of eyes that mothers must have."

"And that's just on the standard model?" the angel asked.

The Lord nodded in agreement, "Yep, one pair of eyes is to see through the closed door as she asks her children what they are doing, even though she already knows. Another pair in the back of her head is to see what she needs to know even though no one thinks she can and the third pair is here in the front of her head. They are for looking at an errant child and saying that she understands and loves him or her without even saying a single word."

The angel tried to stop the Lord, "This is too much work for one day. Wait until tomorrow to finish."

"But I can't," the Lord protested. "I am so close to finishing this creation that is so close to my own heart. She already heals herself when she is sick, AND can feed a family of six on a pound of hamburger, AND can get a nine year old to stand in the shower."

The angel moved closer and touched the woman. "But you have made her so soft, Lord."

"She is soft," the Lord agreed, "but I have also made her tough. You have no idea what she can endure or accomplish."

"Will she be able to think?" asked the angel.

The Lord replied, "Not only will she be able to think, she will be able to reason and negotiate."

The angel then noticed something and reached out and touched the woman's cheek. "Oops, it looks like you have a leak with this model. I told you that you were trying to put too much into this one."

"That's not a leak," the Lord objected. "That's a tear!"

"What's a tear for?" the angel asked.

The Lord said, "The tear is her way of expressing her joy, her sorrow, her disappointment, her pain, her loneliness, her grief and her pride."

The angel was impressed. "You are a genius, Lord. You thought of everything. WOMEN are truly amazing."

We are all made by Him! Praise be to Him for making me the Mom I am.

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