Mothers are skilled at multi-tasking, but what is the bottom line? Here is 1 Corinthians 13 rewritten for mothers, to show us all how to love.
This is an example of a wonderful way to personalize a scripture reading. Apply it to your role in life, whether as a mother like this author does, or your role as a father, or parent, or young adult, or child, or boss, or employee. This can be done for any one of your favorite bible passages. Personalize it, then pray it and meditate on it. Let God speak to you and be sure you listen with a willing heart.
If I keep my house immaculately clean, and am envied by all for my interior decorating, but do not show love in my family — I am just another housewife.
If I’m always producing lovely things – sewing, art; if I always look attractive, and speak intelligently, but am not loving to my family — I am nothing.
If I’m busy in community affairs, teach Sunday School, and drive in the carpool, but fail to give adequate love to my family — I gain nothing.
Love changes diapers, cleans up messes, and ties shoes – over and over again.
Love is kind, though tired and frazzled.
Love doesn’t envy another woman — one whose children are “spaced” better, or in school so she has time to pursue her own interests.
Love doesn’t try to impress others with my abilities or knowledge as as a mother.
Love doesn’t scream at the kids.
Love doesn’t feel cheated because I didn’t get to do what I wanted to do today — sew, read, soak in a hot tub.
Love doesn’t lose my temper easily.
Love doesn’t assume that my children are being naughty just because their noise level is irritating.
Love doesn’t rejoice when other people’s children misbehave and make mine look good.
Love is genuinely happy when others are honored by their children.
Sa aking mga bro. and sis. ako po ay member ng BCBP Outreach in masbate city isa po ako sa music ministry dito. Ako po ay lakas loob na humihingi ng tulong para sa aking kapatid na kailangan operahan bukas po ay paalis na sila dito sa masbate papuntang LUNG Center sa Q.C. Meyerkules po ang andon na sila baka may alam po kayo o connection sa nasabing Center upang matulungan at maasikaso agad ang kapatid ko sa kabila ng kakulangan namin sa budget sa ngayon po ay may halagang 100k pa lamang kaming pera para sa nasabing operasyon, dapat ay 200k ang budget kaya po sana ay matulungan po ninyo ako sa aming problema. Maraming maraming salamat po. God Bless.