A Mother’s Love

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A MOTHER’S LOVE   

 By unknown Author
A little boy came up to his mother in the kitchen one evening while she was fixing supper, and handed her a piece of paper that he had been writing on. After his Mom dried her hands on an apron, she read it, and this is what it said: 

For cutting the grass: $5.00 
For cleaning up my room this week: $1.00 
For going to the store for you: $.50 
Baby-sitting my kid brother while you went shopping: $.25 
Taking out the garbage: $1.00 
For getting a good report card: $5.00 
For cleaning up and raking the yard: $2.00 
Total owed: $14.75 

Well, his mother looked at him standing there, and the boy could see the memories flashing through her mind. She picked up the pen, turned over the paper he’d written on, and this is what she wrote: 

For the nine months I carried you while you were growing inside me: 
No Charge 

For all the nights that I’ve sat up with you, doctored and prayed for you: 
No Charge 

For all the trying times, and all the tears that you’ve caused through the years: 
No Charge 

For all the nights that were filled with dread, and for the worries I knew were ahead: 
No Charge 

For the toys, food, clothes, and even wiping your nose: 
No Charge 

Son, when you add it up, the cost of my love is: 
No Charge. 

When the boy finished reading what his mother had written, there were big tears in his eyes, and he looked straight at his mother and said,
 “Mom, I sure do love you.” And then he took the pen and in great big letters he wrote: “PAID IN FULL”
AMEN! AMEN! Thank you to Darlene Quiring of Mt. Lake, Minnesota for sending this in! Thank you for all you do for the Kingdom of God! MomThis is a picture of my Mom, Ruth Irene Moede. The best Mom and Grandma in history! Amen! This is her High School Graduation picture from Windom, Minnesota. Mom graduated to Glory at age 64 of cancer in 1995. Her Bible has almost everything underlined in red ink! She loved to study God’s Word from her favorite chair which sits in my office to this day! Amen! My Mom’s love shined so brightly!
By the way I had the best Grandma’s, Lena Caraway, who said in 1974 I would be a preacher and Grandma Dena Moede, and just the best Godly Aunts! Now I have the best Wife, Mother and Grandma in Sharon! Amen! Thank YOU LORD for my Christian Heritage! Amen!
God Bless all the Mother’s of the World! Amen!
This is the first time that daughter Stephanie will celebrate Mother’s Day, as Baby Lilith was born in February! PRAISE GOD!

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