Category Archives: Mother’s Day

DON’T FEAR THE GOOD-BYES

Time is near for you to go. Go in victory, as  you have taught. You have climbed the mountains high, And you’ve enjoyed the valleys low. You have won the battles fought, Taught your kids to reach the sky, To … Continue reading

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A “CAN DO IT” WOMAN

Mother was a mastermind of creative ingenuity along with common sense, and endless energy. And guts. I’ve decided to relate why I added “and guts.”  After daddy died, she became addicted on Valium which had been prescribed by her doctor.  … Continue reading

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A MOTHER’S WOE

“Come along, don’t be slow. Don’t tag along watching grass grow. Quickly now.  Get out of bed. We don’t have time to be a sleepyhead. Come on in, don’t track in snow. There’s not time to watch the snow blow. … Continue reading

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FROM MOM TO SON

Does this mom get a bit carried away with her idioms?  Have fun with this “idiomatic” mom. ************** Dear Son, my own flesh and blood: To see you would be a sight for sore eyes.  You are the heart of … Continue reading

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KNOWING EVERYTHING THAT COUNTS

A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her death affected me. Oh, I’m not talking about the pain, the agony, the … Continue reading

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A PREGNANT GUPPY, PLEASE

All I want for Mother’s Day is a pregnant guppy No kitty, no hippo, no cockatoo, nor puppy No perfect yellow rose, nor reconstructed nose, No silver spoon from which to sup, No gold-etched china saucer and cup, No trinkets … Continue reading

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TWO HOBBIES

  Someone on Facebook deserves credit for passing along this gem:  “I’m convinced that buying craft material and actually making crafts are two different hobbies.” My mother actually used her craft materials!  Crocheting, painting, sewing, writing.  She kept few “just … Continue reading

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IN THE END, WHAT MATTERS?

AMY RODGERS VENTER (The following selection is from a post to Facebook, 2013) A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her … Continue reading

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A “VALENTINE” MOM

(Note to my mom in Heaven-land)  Mom, if there is a way you can know what I’m doing today, I want to say thank you for all the valentine boxes you helped me make (you made) for school, and I … Continue reading

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GOD HAS NOT REJECTED YOU!

Was your Mother’s Day painful? Scenario:  At church about ten-twelve years ago. Preacher:  “Let all the mothers stand up.”  I stood.  “If you’re here with your mother, stand up please,” he continued. A very common routine for the day that … Continue reading

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